Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History

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Diodorus of Sicily

Τάδ᾿ ἔνεστιν ἐν τῇ τρισκαιδεκάτῃ τῶν Διοδώρου βίβλων

Στρατεία Ἀθηναίων ἐπὶ Συρακοσίους μεγάλαις δυνάμεσι πεζικαῖς τε καὶ ναυτικαῖς.

Κατάπλους Ἀθηναίων εἰς Σικελίαν.

Κατάκλησις Ἀλκιβιάδου τοῦ στρατηγοῦ καὶ φυγὴ εἰς Λακεδαίμονα.

Ὡς Ἀθηναῖοι διαπλεύσαντες εἰς τὸν μέγαν λιμένα των Συρακοσίων κατελάβοντο τοὺς περὶ τὸ Ὀλύμπιον τόπους.

Ὡς Ἀθηναῖοι τὰς Ἐπιπολὰς καταλαβόμενοι καὶ μάχῃ νικήσαντες ἐξ ἀμφοτέρων τῶν μερῶν ἐπολιόρκησαν τὰς Συρακούσας.

Ὡς Λακεδαιμονίων καὶ Κορινθίων πεμψάντων βοήθειαν ἐθάρρησαν οἱ Συρακόσιοι.

Μάχη Συρακοσίων καὶ Αθηναίων καὶ νίκη Ἀθηναίων μεγάλη.

Μάχη τοῖς αὐτοῖς καὶ νίκη Συρακοσίων.

Ὡς Συρακόσιοι τῶν Ἐπιπολῶν κρατήσαντες ἠνάγκασαν τοὺς Ἀθηναίους εἰς μίαν ἐλθεῖν παρεμβολὴν τὴν πρὸς τῷ Ὀλυμπίῳ.

Ὡς ναυτικὴν δύναμιν οἱ Συρακόσιοι κατασκευάσαντες ναυμαχεῖν διέγνωσαν.

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Contents of the Thirteenth Book

Contents of the Thirteenth Book of Diodorus

The campaign of the Athenians against the Syracusans, with great armaments both land and naval (chaps. 1–3).

The arrival of the Athenians in Sicily (chap. 4).

The recall of Alcibiades the general and his flight to Lacedaemon (chap. 5).

How the Athenians sailed through into the Great Harbour of the Syracusans and seized the regions about the Olympieum (chap. 6).

How the Athenians seized Epipolae and, after victories in battle in both areas, laid siege to Syracuse (chap. 7).

How, after the Lacedaemonians and Corinthians had sent them aid, the Syracusans took courage (chap. 8).

The battle between the Athenians and the Syracusans and the great victory of the Athenians (chap. 9).

The battle between the same opponents and the victory of the Syracusans (chap. 10).

How the Syracusans, having gained control of Epipolae, compelled the Athenians to withdraw to the single camp before the Olympieum (chaps. 8,11–12).

How the Syracusans prepared a naval force and decided to offer battle at sea (chap. 13).

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.diodorus_siculus-library_history.1933