PeloponnesianWar - Epidamnos and Kerkyra 435: The democrats...

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Epidamnos and Kerkyra 435: The democrats of Epidamnos appeal to mother city Kerkyra for help. Kerkyra blockades Epidamnos The oligarchic party of Epidamnos appeals to Corinth Now the conflict is between Kerkyra and mother city Corinth (an uneasy relationship)
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Kerkyra town
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Kerkyra Landscape
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Athens and Corinth The Corinthians are defeated outside Ambrakia, but they come back The Kerkyrians alarmed appeal to Athens Perikles knows that an alliance with Korkyra will result to a direct conflict with Corinth, and persuades the Assembly to conclude a defensive alliance 433: Corinthian defeat at Sybota
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Kerkyra Paleokastritsa
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Kerkyra facing the mainland
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Potidaia and Megara Potidaia revolts from Athens and appeals to Corinth and Sparta Sparta secretly pledges to go to war 432: Megarian Decree: The Megarians are excluded from the harbours of the Athenian empire. A congress at Sparta leads to decision for war.
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Corinth Lechaion
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Resources and plans Athens: 300 triremes Sparta: 50,000 hoplites Pericles decides to ware down the Spartans by avoiding conflict by land, and carrying out offensive warfare by sea. Negotiations prove futile; an uneasy peace precedes the forthcoming storm.
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The beginning of hostilities 431: Thebes attacks Plataia unsuccessfully Archidamos, king of Sparta invades Attica The Athenians do not come out to fight Aigina is annexed to Athens 430: A second invasion by Archidamos
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Plataia
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2011 for the course CLA 3504 taught by Professor Kapparis during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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PeloponnesianWar - Epidamnos and Kerkyra 435: The democrats...

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