'...a thoroughly reliable and a highly attractive volume.
Meiggs is to be congratulated on his success in combining preservation and adaptation so successfully.' - Hermathena '...a major overhaul by Russell Meiggs in the light of modern research...The future of Bury's History as a major reference work seems assured.' - Ancient History 'Bury resurgens: seventy-five years old and still going strong!...Bury-Meiggs is now once again indisputably the standard history of Greece for the sixthformer and undergraduate.' - JACT Bulletin