Contents of the Eleventh Book of Diodorus
—On the crossing of Xerxes into Europe
(chaps. 1-4). —On the battle of Thermopylae
(chaps. 5-11). —On the naval battle which Xerxes fought against the Greeks (chaps.
12-13). —How Themistocles outgeneralled Xerxes and the Greeks conquered the
barbarians in the naval battle of Salamis
14-18). —How Xerxes, leaving Mardonius behind as commander, withdrew with a portion
of his army to Asia
(chap. 19). —How the
Carthaginians with great armaments made war upon Sicily
(chaps. 20-21). —How Gelon, after outgeneralling the barbarians,
slew some of them and took others captive (chaps. 22-23). —How Gelon, when the
Carthaginians sued for peace, exacted money of them and then concluded the peace (chaps.
24-26). —Judgement passed on the Greeks who distinguished themselves in the war
(chap. 27). —The battle of the Greeks against Mardonius and the Persians about
and the victory of the Greeks (chaps.
27-39). —The war which the Romans waged against the Aequi and the inhabitants of
(chap. 40). —On the
construction of the Peiraeus by Themistocles (chaps. 41-50). —On the aid which king
Hiero dispatched to the Cymaeans (chap. 51). —On the war which arose between the
Tarantini and the Iapyges (chap. 52). —How Thrasydaeus, the son of Theron and tyrant
of the Acragantini, was defeated by the Syracusans and lost his overlordship (chap. 53).
—How Themistocles, who had fled for safety to Xerxes and was put on trial for his
life, was set at liberty (chaps. 54-59). —How the Athenians freed the Greek cities
(chaps. 60-62). —On the
earthquake that occurred in Laconia
—On the revolt of the Messenians and Helots against the Lacedaemonians (chaps.
63-64). —How the Argives razed Mycenae
to the ground and made the city desolate (chap. 65). —How the Syracusans overthrew
the royal line of Gelon (chaps. 67-68). —How Xerxes was slain by treachery and
Artaxerxes became king (chap. 69). —On the revolt of the Egyptians against the
Persians (chap. 71). —On the civil discords which took place among the Syracusans
(chaps. 72-73). —How the Athenians defeated in war the Aeginetans and Corinthians
(chaps. 78-79). —How the Phocians made war on the Dorians (chap. 79). —How
Myronides the Athenian with a few soldiers defeated the Boeotians who far outnumbered them
(chaps. 81-82). —On the campaign of Tolmides against Cephallenia (chap. 84).
—On the war in Sicily
Egestaeans and Lilybaeans (chap. 86). —On the framing of the law of petalism by the
Syracusans (chap. 87). —The campaign of Pericles against the Peloponnesus
(chap. 88). —The campaign of the
Syracusans against Tyrrhenia (chap. 88). —On the Palici, as they are called, in
(chap. 89). —On the defeat of
Ducetius and his astounding escape from death (chaps. 91-92).