Contents of the Twelfth Book of Diodorus
—On the campaign of the Athenians against Cyprus
(chaps. 1-4). —On the revolt of the Megarians from the Athenians
(chap. 5). —On the battle at Coroneia between the Athenians and Boeotians (chap. 6).
—On the campaign of the Athenians against Euboea
(chap. 7). —The war in Sicily
between the Syracusans and the Acragantini (chap. 8). —The
founding in Italy
and its civil strife (chaps. 9-11). —How Charondas, who was
chosen lawgiver of Thurii
, was responsible for
many benefits to his native city (chaps. 12-19). —How Zaleucus, the lawgiver in
, won for himself great fame (chaps. 20-21).
—How the Athenians expelled the Hestiaeans and sent there their own colonists (chap.
22). —On the war between the Thurians and the Tarantini (chap. 23). —On
the civil strife in Rome
—On the war between the Samians and the Milesians (chaps. 27-28). —How the
Syracusans campaigned against the Picenians and razed their city (chap. 29). —How
the Corinthian War, as it is called, broke out in Greece
(chap. 30). —How the nation of the Campani was formed in
(chap. 31). —The naval battle
between the Corinthians and the Cercyraeans (chaps. 31-33). —The revolt of
and the Chalcidians from the Athenians
(chap. 34). —On the campaign of the Athenians against the Potidaeans (chap. 34).
—On the civil strife which arose in Thurii
(chap. 35). —How Meton of Athens
was the first to expound the nineteen-year cycle (chap. 36).
—How the Tarantini founded the city of Heracleia in Italy
(chap. 36). —How in Rome Spurius Maelius attempted to seize the
supreme power and was put to death (chap. 37). —On the Peloponnesian War, as it is
called (chaps. 38-41). —On the battle between the Boeotians and the Plataeans (chap.
42). —How, when Methone
besieged by the Athenians, Brasidas the Spartan won distinction and fame (chap. 43).
—How the Athenians campaigned against the Locrians and pillaged the city of Thronium
(chap. 44). —How the Aeginetans, who had been expelled by the Athenians, colonized
Thyreae, as it is called (chap. 44). —How the Lacedaemonians sent an army into
and destroyed the properties (chap. 45).
—The second campaign of the Athenians against the Potidaeans (chap. 46).
—The campaign of the Lacedaemonians against Acarnania
and the naval battle with the Athenians (chaps. 47-48). —The
campaign of Sitalces against Macedonia
, and of the
Lacedaemonians against Attica
—On the embassy from Leontini to Athens
and the powerful oratory of Gorgias their ambassador (chap. 53). —On the war between
the Leontines and the Syracusans (chap. 54). —The revolt of the Lesbians from the
Athenians and the seizure and destruction of Plataea
by the Lacedaemonians (chaps. 55-56). —The civil strife among
the Cercyraeans (chap. 57). —How the Athenians were seized by a pestilential disease
and lost many of their citizens (chap. 58). —How the Lacedaemonians founded
Heracleia, a city in Trachis
—How the Athenians slew many of the Ambraciotes and laid waste their city (chap.
60). —On the Lacedaemonians who were made prisoners on the island of Sphacteria
(chaps. 61-63). —On the punishment
inflicted by Postumius on his son because he left his place in the ranks (chap. 64).
—On the war between the Lacedaemonians and Athenians over the Megarians (chap. 66).
—The war between the Lacedaemonians and Athenians over the Chalcidians (chaps.
67-68). —The battle in Boeotia
Athenians and the Boeotians (chaps. 69-70). —The campaign of the Athenians against
the Lesbian exiles (chap. 72). —The expulsion of the Delians by the Athenians (chap.
73). —The capture and destruction of Torone
by the Athenians (chap. 73). —How, after the Athenians and
Lacedaemonians had concluded an alliance between them, the rest of the cities were alienated
from them (chaps. 74-76). —How the Delians were restored by the Athenians to their
native state (chap. 77). —How the Lacedaemonians waged war upon the Mantineans and
Argives (chaps. 78-79). —The campaign of the Byzantians and Calchedonians against
(chap. 82). —On the reasons why
the Athenians launched a campaign against Syracuse