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Sunday, May 26, 2019

094 - New Leaders and New Strategies

In this episode, we discuss the years 427 and 426 BC of the Peloponnesian War, including the destruction of Plataea, civil wars in both Megara and Corcyra, and Athenian campaigns in Sicily, central Greece, and northwestern Greece

Primary Sources: 
Thucydides' The History of the Peloponnesian War (Book 3)
Plutarch's Life of Nikias
Diodorus Siculus' The Library of History (Book 12)

Supplementary Resources (Videos, Photos, Other Podcasts)

Video/The Peloponnesian War (Khan Academy)

Video/The Peloponnesian War (Epimetheus)

File:Map athenian empire 431 BC-en.svg

File:Pelop war en.png

Video/Part 3 of the Peloponnesian War (History Den)

Photo/Remains of Plataean Wall


Video/The Sicilian Expedition - Part One - The First War with Athens (Ancient History Guy)

Recommended Podcast Episodes:
***Antiquity in Question - The Peloponnesian War, the End of an Independent Greece?
***History in the Making - Fear, Fate, and Power
***History in the Making - The Hanging Shield 

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