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In the course of the peloponnesian war, athenian general thucydides was dismissed and banished for his delay in assisting the besieged city of amphipolis. 1 and now the war between the athenians and peloponnesians and the allies of both 1 actually began henceforward the struggle was uninterrupted, and they.
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History of the peloponnesian war by thucydides a first-hand account of the war between sparta and athens from a man dubbed the 'father. The history of the peloponnesian war audiobook thucydides (c 460 bc - c 395 bc), translated by richard crawley. Sister projects: wikipedia article, commons gallery, commons category, data item thucydides' history of the peloponnesian war is widely considered to be. Thucydides’s history of the peloponnesian war breaks off before the story is over after detailing the armed conflict between the athenians and the spartans (and. Complete summary of thucydides' history of the peloponnesian war enotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of history of the peloponnesian war. History of the peloponnesian war/book 2 and so ended this winter, and the third year of this war, of which thucydides was the historian.
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