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Peloponnesian War

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  • Peloponnesian War — n. a war between Athens and Sparta (431 404 B.C. ) ending with the victory of Sparta …   English World dictionary

  • Peloponnesian War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Peloponnesian War caption=The Peloponnesian War date=c. 431–April 25, 404 BC place=Mainland Greece, Asia Minor, Sicily territory=Dissolution of the Delian League result=Peloponnesian League victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Peloponnesian War — a war between Athens and Sparta, 431 404 B.C., that resulted in the transfer of hegemony in Greece from Athens to Sparta. * * * (431–404 BC) War fought between Athens and Sparta, the leading city states of ancient Greece, along with their allies …   Universalium

  • Peloponnesian War — Pel|o|pon|ne|sian War, the (431 404BC) a long war between the ancient Greek states of Athens and Sparta. It ended with the defeat of Athens, and this led to the end of Athens political power in ancient Greece. The history of the war by the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • PELOPONNESIAN WAR —    a war of thirty years duration (431 404 B.C.) between Athens and Sparta, which ended in the supremacy of the latter, till the latter was overthrown at Leuctra by the Thebans under Epaminondas in 371 B.C. This war is the subject of the history… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Peloponnesian War — noun a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta; 431 404 BC • Instance Hypernyms: ↑war, ↑warfare • Part Meronyms: ↑Aegospotami, ↑Aegospotamos …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peloponnesian War — /pɛləpəˌniʒən ˈwɔ/ (say peluhpuh.neezhuhn waw) noun a war between Athens and Sparta from 431 to 404 BC which resulted in the transfer of hegemony in Greece from Athens to Sparta …   Australian English dictionary

  • First Peloponnesian War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=First Peloponnesian War date=c. 460 – c. 445 BC place=Mainland Greece territory=Megara was returned to the Peloponnesian League, Troezen and Achaea became independent, Aegina was to be a tributary to Athens but… …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Peloponnesian War — The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who… …   Wikipedia

  • Melos and the Peloponnesian War — During part of the Peloponnesian War, Athens attacked Melos. The catastrophic results of the war on Melos were a result of what Thucydides called realism. Thucydides, often considered the father of political realism, wrote about the Peloponnesian …   Wikipedia

  • Peloponnesian League — The Peloponnesian League was an alliance of states in the Peloponnese in the 6th and 5th centuries BC. By the end of the 6th century, Sparta had become the most powerful state in the Peloponnese, and was the political and military hegemon over… …   Wikipedia

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