Peloponnesian War

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  • According To Don Nardo's The Trial Of Socrates

    what he was doing, they did it on their own free will. Socrates was executed because, after the Peloponnesian war, athenians were very paranoid so the blame was shifted to Socrates, He was seen as an outsider because of his axil ideas that contrasted with athens’ perennial based society, and the charges he was facing were inaccurate. Socrates was executed by Athens because after the Peloponnesian war people were anxious and paranoid. The people of athens did not trust Socrates because he was…

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  • Lysistrata Themes

    political views about the war and challenges the views of war among his audience. One in which, “Lysistrata” he delineates his views on the Peloponnesian War. Aristophanes uses his style of feminism and the nature of sex to portray how he viewed the well-being of the war and the effects on the people, in particular women. At the beginning of the play women are most closely portrayed as inferior and weak. Specifically when Lysistrata brings them together to take an action to stop the war between…

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  • How Did Pericles Influence Society

    empire and guided his men during the first two years of the Peloponnesian Wars. Soon the nickname "the first citizen of Athens" was gave to Pericles. Pericles’ social innovations were equally important to the era. He pushed for the fine arts by lower costs for theater admission for poorer citizens and enabled civic participation by offering pay for jury duty and…

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  • Change In International Politics

    theorists have come to see The History of International Relations in 3D. The constructivist is given a pair of 3D glasses and the realist is given a pair of glasses with clear lenses. Both theorist watch the opening act, The History of the Peloponnesian War, but see things quite differently. The realist sees a screen where things are uncertain, fuzzy, and somewhat chaotic. The constructivist sees the images more clearly as they were intended to be seen, in 3D. If these theorists continue…

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  • The Dominance Of Sparta And Athens During The Peloponnesian War

    was divided by the dominance of Sparta and Athens during the Peloponnesian War. “The Peloponnesian War pitted against each other two Greek states that were antithetical in nearly every respect.”(Hanson) Sparta was made of small settlements of and allies and became a military state. Athens had more citizens than Sparta whom had an army of about only 10,000 men. Both Athens and Sparta believed they had advantages over each other in the war between the two, which broke out in 431 B.C. Athenians…

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  • Spartan Strategy During The Peloponnesian War Essay

    In this guided response paper, I will attempt to answer the following questions regarding the Evolution of Spartan Strategy during the Peloponnesian War using the ends-ways-means-risk construct: 1. How much did Spartan strategy change and why? And, 2. How did Sparta adapt its strategies as the realities, risks and length of the war changed, and why? After extensive readings of The Landmark Thucydides and discussions in seminar, I have come to the conclusion that while the Spartan’s strategic…

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  • Sparta And Athens Compare And Contrast

    feeling, but Is good at philosophy, literature, art, mathematics, cultural capital, but also the sea Pa people. More importantly, after the second Greco-Persian Wars (480 to 479 BC), the relationship between the two sides rapidly deteriorated, and ultimately the two teams in the year 431 years broke out for 27 years of the Peloponnesian War. Spartan and Athens oppose the image not only in the modern but even in ancient times are also…

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  • Democracy And Greece's Golden Age Analysis

    Chapter 5.3- Democracy and Greece’s Golden Age Pericles’ Plan for Athens: Pericles, a general, politician, and speaker, led Athens for the most part of its Golden Age. His goals were to strengthen Athenian democracy, hold and strengthen the empire, and glorify Athens. Pericles increased public officials who were paid salaries in order to achieve his first goal. During his rule, Pericles introduced direct democracy to Athens. To strengthen the Athenian empire, Athens needed a stronger navy.…

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  • Greece: The Rise And Fall Of Greece

    beneficial trading thoughts, and free or open social environment. On the other hand, an increasing number of great masters created and improved the development of the Greece in mental, such as Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato. “History of the Peloponnesian War” and “Poems of Homer ” were played the vital roles in the history of the Greece. They not only recorded the events happened on that ages, but also provided the knowledge to the people lived on that time. Philosophy was considered as the…

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  • Athens Is To Blame For The End Of The Golden Age Analysis

    How Athens Is To Blame For The End Of The Golden Age Before the Peloponnesian War, Athens was already powerful within itself. However, their gain of more power and more territory alarmed the Spartans. This is what is the basis of this war. Athens undeniable thirst for more power. This thirst for power is what ultimately led to their downfall. All Sparta wanted was to ease restrictions on city-states that were allied with Sparta. But Athens refused, sitting not well with the hot headed Spartans…

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