History of The Pentecontaetia
Pentecontaetia (Greek: ??????????????, “the period of fifty years”) is the term used to refer to the period in Ancient Greek history between the defeat of the second Persian invasion of Greece at Plataea in 479 BC and the beginning of the Peloponnesian War in 431 BC.
How many years does the term Pentecontaetia indicate in Thucydides account?
What ended the Peace of Nicias?
Why is ostracism important to Athenians?
Where is corcyra ancient Greece?
How long did the Pentecontaetia last?
Why is it called the Peloponnesian War?
Was Nicias a good leader?
Why did the Peloponnesian war start?
What caused Athens to lose Peloponnesian War?
Was Athens truly democratic?
When did ostracism originate?
Who were the real leaders of Athens?
What happened at Corcyra?
Why did Athens ally Corcyra?
Why is Kerkyra called Corfu?
Is Spartan Greek or Roman?
Why did the Spartans fall?
How did the Peloponnesian War affect Greece?
The Peloponnesian War marked the end of the Golden Age of Greece, a change in styles of warfare and the fall of Athens, once the strongest city-state in Greece. The balance in power in Greece was shifted when Athens was absorbed into the Spartan Empire.
What was the most powerful city-state on the Peloponnesian Peninsula?
What did Sparta gain from the Peloponnesian War?
Who won the Persian war?
Who was Nicias in the Peloponnesian War?
What did Thucydides think of Nicias?
How was Nicias executed?
How many Peloponnesian Wars were there?
Who started the Persian war?
What is the difference between the Persian and Peloponnesian wars?
What was one of Pericles’s goals?
Why is Sparta military better than Athens?
Why did Sparta and Athens not get along?
Athens and its allies, known as the Delian League, came into conflict with the Spartans and the Peloponnesian league, and in 431 BC a war broke out between the two cities – a war based on trade routes, rivalries, and tributes paid by smaller dependent states.
What was Sparta’s focus as a city-state?
What was Sparta’s government?
Did Athens have a military?
What is a ostracism in history?
Where did the term ostracize originate?
In ancient Greece, citizens whose power or influence threatened the stability of the state could be exiled by a practice called ostracism. Voters would elect to banish another citizen by writing that citizen’s name down on a potsherd.
Which area of the brain is associated with ostracism?
When did Athens fall?
How many kings does Sparta have?
Who rules Greece?
|President of the Hellenic Republic|
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