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The Archidamian War

Author: Donald Kagan
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC) was an ancient Greek war fought by Athens and its empire against the Peloponnesian League led by Sparta....The Spartan strategy during the first war, known as the Archidamian War (431-421 BC) after Sparta's king Archidamus II, was to invade the land surrounding Athens. While this invasion deprived Athenians of the productive land around their city, Athens itself was able to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kagan, Donald.
Archidamian War.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1974
(OCoLC)564464935
Named Person: Thucydides.; Thucydide.; Thucydides.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Kagan
ISBN: 080140889X 9780801408892
OCLC Number: 1129967
Description: 392 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Donald Kagan.

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"The Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC) was an ancient Greek war fought by Athens and its empire against the Peloponnesian League led by Sparta....The Spartan strategy during the first war, known as the Archidamian War (431-421 BC) after Sparta's king Archidamus II, was to invade the land surrounding Athens. While this invasion deprived Athenians of the productive land around their city, Athens itself was able to maintain access to the sea, and did not suffer much."--Wikipedia.

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