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Ancient Greece: The Pelopponesian War __ "Suspicious and fearful of Athenian power and wealth, the Spartans were not happy with the thirty year peace they had agreed to. The Athenians themselves had become chauvinistic and power hungry, and seemed ready to begin to reassert their power on the mainland of Greece. In 431, spurred on by a relatively trivial event in a distant part of the Greek mainland, Sparta and Athens fell into another war which is simply called, The Peloponnesian War." An overview. - From Richard Hooker -

Peloponnesian War __ A brief history of the war with links to related materials. - From - 

Peloponnesian War __ "Ancient Greece in 431 BC was not a nation. It was a large collection of rival city-states located on the Greek mainland, on the west coast of Asia Minor, and on the many islands of the Aegean Sea. Most of the city-states had become allied with one or the other of the leading military powers, Athens and Sparta. Athens was a great naval power, while Sparta relied mainly on its army for superiority." A good overview. - illustrated - From -


Peloponnesian War __ "The Peloponnesian War began in 431 BC between the Athenian Empire (or The Delian League) and the Peloponnesian League, lead by Sparta. The war was documented by Thucydides, an Athenian general and historian, in his work History of the Peloponnesian War." You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - 

Peloponnesian War 431-404 BC __ Here is a detailed essay about the Peloponnesian War. - From Sanderson Beck - 


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