A New History of the Peloponnesian War
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 27, 2009 - History - 320 pages
This stimulating new study provides a narrative of the monumental conflict of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, and examines the realities of the war and its effects on the average Athenian.
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