前5世紀後半のアテナイと黒海 [in Japanese] Athens and the Black Sea in the second half of the fifth century B.C. [in Japanese]
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The purpose of this paper is to analyze the political and military activities of Athens in the Black Sea region (Pontus) in the second half of the fifth century B.C. Pericles' Pontic expedition ca. 437 B.C. marked an epoch in the relations between Athens and Greek communities of the region (Plut. Per. 20. 1-2). Demonstrating the unchallenged Athenian sea power, this enterprise brought the whole area of the Black Sea under the Athenian control. Afterward a considerable number of Pontic poleis joined the Athenian maritime league. These newly acquired allies were assessed for payment of tribute in 425/4 B.C. (IG I^3 71, IV, 11. 126-172). We can conclude that through the 430s and 420s B.C. Athens tried seriously to establish the hegemony over the Black Sea region.
- The Bulletin of the Faculty of Letters,Tokai University
The Bulletin of the Faculty of Letters,Tokai University 88, 47-69, 2007