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- n. a war in which Athens and its allies were defeated by the league centered on Sparta; 431-404 BC
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War and Democracy: A Comparative Study of the Korean War and the Peloponnesian War with David McCann, co-editor
The narrowness of the passage: Thucydides, Peloponnesian War 4.24.5, in Robert Strassler, ed., The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998, p.
After Alexander was assassinated—a frequent event in Macedonian royal history—his son Perdiccas II continued his father’s policies of international intrigue during the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta.
Lampsacus had been a wealthy ally of Athens during the Peloponnesian War in the previous century and was well known for its gold coinage.