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    History of the Peloponnesian War is a detailed account chronicling the conflict between two rival states‚ Athens and Sparta. Tension between the clashing states began in 431 B.C.‚ which led to an ancient war between Athens and Sparta‚ ending with the defeat of Athens 27 years later. This was a war between the greatest land power (the Spartans) and the great naval power of the Athenians. Writing in real-time‚ Thucydides applied logic and reason when explaining the causes and reasons for the war‚ introducing

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    The History of the Peloponnesian War is a historical account of the Peloponnesian War‚ which was fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides‚ an Athenian historian who also happened to serve as an Athenian general during the war. His account of the conflict is widely considered to be a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of history. The Histories are divided into eight books by editors of later

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    The Peloponnesian War What were Athens’ and Sparta’s political objectives at the beginning of the Peloponnesian War? To what extent did Athens and Sparta pursue strategies compatible with their political objectives? The Peloponnesian War was fought in three phases between the Athenians and Spartans. In order to determine the political objectives of Athens and Sparta a review of the time periods is required. The Peloponnesian War between the Athenian Empire‚ formerly the Delian League‚ and

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    international relations‚ this divide manifests itself in the debate as to whether morality and ethics motivate international actors or whether actors adhere to a realist philosophy and ignore ethics in favor of self-interest and power. In History of the Peloponnesian War‚ Thucydides explores this debate‚ particularly during his dramatization

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    The affect of The Peloponnesian and Persian Wars on the Greeks position in the Ancient World The Peloponnesian War‚ that took place from (431-404 B.C.)‚ was fought between the Athenians and the Spartans. The Persian Wars‚ which took place from (499-448 B.C.)‚ were caused from the Persians attempts to conquer the Greek city-states. These wars affected the Greek position in the ancient world and caused the downfall of Athens. The Peloponnesian War was very intense and lasted from (431-404 B.C

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    Thucydides book the History of the Peloponnesian War is a well written work of art. It is lacking a bit when it comes to historical accuracy but still has historical uses. It is an interesting and fun book to read but is lacking when is comes to specific events and speeches. Thucydides had to give up historical accuracies to create a long lasting book. He admits that he would like his book to last through the ages. "My work is not designed to meet the taste of the immediate public‚ but was

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    Peloponnesian War Causes

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    of Peloponnesian War Let’s remember the earlier events. In the years when there was Persian war‚ conflict between Athens and Sparta seemed not so strong‚ Themistocles‚ whom the ancient historians considered as a talented politician‚ and person who could foresee events begins to build walls around the city. During the struggle between Greeks and Persians (457 - 446 BC.) two most powerful states in Greece had a desire to dominate and as the result they had military clashes. Peloponnesian War was

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    Peloponnesian War Causes

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    Athens Caused the Peloponnesian War The Peloponnesian War‚ a war that has been dragged on for many years yet‚ the war has no true origin of what exactly started the war. “The war started‚” according to Thucydides‚ “because of the growth of Athens alarmed Sparta” (Hunt 100). Although‚ Sparta was the first to attack; Athens contributed the cause for the attack from Sparta. Athens is the one to blame for the Peloponnesian War due to the fact that Athens was growing in power which scared Sparta and Athens

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    going to war made sense and that they should come up in arms and support their country. In this paper‚ we are going to look at the differences in speeches and propaganda used in the Persian War and the Peloponnesian War and what the speeches reveal about the city/states’ reasons for going to war. ... there was a rebellion in the Persian Empire. ... These ships managed to destroy a major Persian city‚ but Athens lost interest and soon returned home. ... This began what is known as the Persian War. It grew

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    The Peloponnesian War is known for the famous struggle between the two dominant Greek city-states‚ Athens and Sparta‚ which lasted over 27 years. In 480 BCE‚ Athens and Sparta defended Greece against the immense invasion of Xerxes. After defeating the Persians‚ Athens started to grow extremely powerful and tensions rose between the city-states‚ causing nearly three decades of war. Sparta remained victorious while Athens was left bankrupt. Neither city-state was able to recuperate the military strength

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