Key for Quiz 7 - food. The Athenian politician Kimon was...

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Key for Quiz 7: Thucydides wrote, Not even trusting my own impressions, I relied partly on what I saw myself and partly on what others saw for me, with the accuracy of the report being always tested as far as possible . Both he and Herodotos wrote their histories while in exile. The rationale for maintaining the Delian League was undercut by the League’s tendency to serve Athenian economic interests,the outcome of the Battle of Eurymedon, and the Peace of Kallias. Perikles’ strategy for the Peloponnesian War involved abandoning the countryside and relying on the fleet to import
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Unformatted text preview: food. The Athenian politician Kimon was ostracized in 461 BCE. As a direct consequence of the Athenian invasion of Sicily, the anti-democratic faction took control of the Athenian government. The Spartan general Lysander vetoed the destruction of Athens at the end of the Peloponnesian War. The main characters in Aristophanes Lysistrata are women seeking an end the Peloponnesian War; unlike most Greek tragedies, this comedy. The pine cone and ivy motifs on the mask in the image indicate that it represents the god who was thought to inspire ancient Greek drama, Dionysos....
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