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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 of Thurii 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 Locri, 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 (chaps. 24-26). —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 Italy (chap. 31). —The naval battle between the Corinthians and the Cercyraeans (chaps. 31-33). —The revolt of Potidaea 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 was being 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 Attica 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 (chaps. 50-51). —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 (chap. 59). —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 between the 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 Bithynia (chap. 82). —On the reasons why the Athenians launched a campaign against Syracuse (chaps. 83-84).

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