How was the Peloponnesian War fought?


How was the Peloponnesian War fought?

The Ancient Greek City-states:

Classical Greece was characterized by various city-states which competed with each other for cultural, political, economic, and military dominance. Two of the most influential city-states of this time were Athens and Sparta, which fought each other during the Peloponnesian War.

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Between 431 BC and 404 BC, the Peloponnesian War raged across the world of Ancient Greece. This war was fought in multiple stages and witnessed many...

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Peloponnesian War and Thucydides


Chapter 3 / Lesson 4

This lecture covers the Peloponnesian War. First we enumerate the causes of the war. Then we examine Pericles' plan to win it. We see how Pericles' plan eventually fell apart and how the Athenians struggled without leadership until their eventual destruction at the hands of the Spartans.

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