Greek History

Spartans versus Athenians 431BC Peloponnesian War started Athenian general Pericles Athenians best at sea, Spartans on land with a 2:1 advantage Pericles dies in second year of war After 10 years no winner so they signed the Peace of Nicias but Alcibiades convinced the Athenians to attack in 415BC but it turned into a disaster. The Persians then joined the Spartans and Athens sufferred land and sea defeats and in 404BC the Athenians surrendered. The Age of Pericles, the Classical Age, The Athenian Empire, had all come to an end. The Spartan Hegemony (404-371BC)

Wikipedia – History of Greece

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