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The History of the Peloponnesian War

The History of the Peloponnesian War

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by Thucydides
     
 

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The entire Greek world plunged into three decades of bloodshed in 431 B.C., when the ongoing friction between Athens and Sparta over shipping, trade, and colonial expansion exploded into war. Ten years into the struggle, the Athenian general Thucydides was dismissed and banished for his delay in assisting the besieged city of Amphipolis. Thucydides' military failure
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