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Peloponnesian War Summary

Peloponnesian War Summary | History | Scoop.it

http://theturbulencetraining.com/peloponnesian-war-summary.html The Peloponnesian War (431 BCE to 404 BCE), taking place between Sparta and its allies and the empire of Athens, was one amongst many instances of Athens and Sparta going to war.Causes of the Peloponnesian War Ancient historian Thucydides chalked out the reasons for this war. The alarming rate...

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Students are to read the text to learn about the theories surrounding the start of the Peloponnesian war and when it was finally concluded.

Tony Stepien's curator insight, April 10, 2014 11:05 AM

The Peloponnesian Was took place between Sparta and Athens between 431BCE and 404BCE and is believed by many Historians to be the defining factor the Athenian downfall and the rise of Macedonian Greece's. 

Vincent Uribe's curator insight, May 3, 2014 1:27 AM

Great summary about the Pelopnnesian War. Has the causes and has a good timeline of the major events.

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Sparta and Athens

Sparta and Athens | History | Scoop.it
The two superpowers of ancient Greece were the city states of Sparta and Athens. How did they prosper? Surprisingly, extremely different ways. Athens had rich art and culture, while Sparta was training the toughest warriors in Greece.

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Students are to answer the following questions from the provided text.

1. What were the names of the two types of governmental powers in ancient Greece and what government did Sparta and Athens each fit in? 

2. What were the main differences between woman of Sparta and Athens?

Eric Ganzler's curator insight, April 10, 2014 6:57 PM

This article compares 2 two ancient Greek city-states, Athens and Sparta. The article refers to differences such as how Spartan and Athenian troops dressed, to how different children of both city-states were raised. 

Jessica Bowman-Shorter's curator insight, May 2, 2014 4:57 PM
Talks about the two city state of Sparta and Athens