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Unformatted text preview: C.Golden Athens 1.Money funds culture rebuild Athens 2.Rebuilding and construction projects 3.Sculpture 4.Greek Theater explore morality II.Peloponnesian War, 431-404 BC A.Thucydides gives account B.Athens navy, fortifications C.Sparta, strong infantry D.Melos destroyed want to be neutral, Athens refuses and invades E.Alcibiades and Sicily F.Athens Loses III.Athens Contemplates Defeat A.Moral relativism - Sophists B.Socrates should have moral absolutes, implicates democracy in his critique C.Plato democracy not the answer, philosopher king is D.Euripides critiques Peloponnesian wars with old story E.Aristophanes - comedies F.Explore issues of moral absolutes, democracy, warfare IV.Aftermath of War A.Athens loses B.Power struggles ensue city-state issues C.Mercenaries add to problems D.Cities remain disunited and sovereign...
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- Spring '08