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Western Civilization October 15, 2012. The Peloponnesian War. Agenda. Joke of the Day The First Peloponnesian War The Peloponnesian War. Joke(s) of the Day.

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Western civilization october 15 2012

Western Civilization

October 15, 2012

The Peloponnesian War


Agenda
Agenda

  • Joke of the Day

  • The First Peloponnesian War

  • The Peloponnesian War


Joke s of the day
Joke(s) of the Day

  • I think Bigfoot is blurry, that's the problem. It's not the photographer's fault. Bigfoot is blurry, and that's extra scary to me. There's a large, out-of-focus monster roaming the countryside. Run, he's fuzzy, get out of here.

  • Sometimes I wave to people I don't know. It's very dangerous to wave to someone you don't know because, what if they don't have a hand? They'll think you're cocky. "Look what I got! This thing is useful. I'm gonna go pick something up!"


Causes
Causes

  • Division of Greece into Delian and Peloponnesian Leagues

  • Treaties and Alliances

  • Aggression

  • Helot Revolt

  • Theban attack on Plataea


The first peloponnesian war
The First Peloponnesian War

  • Sparta forces the Athenians into Athens

    • Pericles’ “Long Walls”

    • Spartans burn country-side in Attica

    • Athens uses navy to attack Spartan coastal allies

  • 429 BCE - Plague kills 1/3 of Athenian population, including Pericles

  • 427 BCE – Spartans capture Plataea


The first peloponnesian war1
The First Peloponnesian War

  • Athenian Ally – Lesbos – revolts

  • Spartan King, Archidamus, invades Attica again

  • Athens repels revolt and Spartan invasion

    • Sends fleet to Sicily

  • Athenians capture ~300 Spartans on island of Sphacteria

    • Build fort at Pylos to receive runaway slaves and helots


The end of war one
The End of War One

  • Spartans wreak havoc on Athen’s Aegean allies

  • Final battle at Amphipolis

    • Had been taken by Spartans

    • 2 important Spartan generals killed

    • Results in a treaty known as The Peace of Nicias


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