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The Peloponnesian War, Part 1: Plague, Attrition, and a Decade of Bloodshed

The Peloponnesian War, Part 1: Plague, Attrition, and a Decade of Bloodshed

Update: 2024-05-154
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When the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta finally broke out in 431 BC, it was small conflicts on the fringes of the Greek world that pulled the two states into conflict. Thousands upon thousands would pay the price for that over the first decade of the war.


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The Peloponnesian War, Part 1: Plague, Attrition, and a Decade of Bloodshed

The Peloponnesian War, Part 1: Plague, Attrition, and a Decade of Bloodshed