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  Ancient Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Marble statuette from the Cycladic islands, 3000 BC The Greeks are believed to have migrated southward into the Greek peninsula in several waves beginning in the late 3rd millennium BC, the last being the Dorian invasion.
The period from 1600 BC to about 1100 BC is described in History of Mycenaean Greece known for the reign of King Agamemnon and the wars against Troy as narrated in the epics of Homer.
In 404 BC Athens sued for peace, and Sparta dictated a predictably stern settlement: Athens lost her city walls, her fleet, and all of her overseas possessions.
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 Classical Greek History Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
433 BC Sparta and the Peloponnesian League is established as a counter to the Athenian-dominated Delian League.
418 BC In the Battle of Mantinea, the greatest land battle of the Peloponnesian War, Sparta beats Argos and breaks an Athenian alliance.
332 BC Alexander goes to Egypt, founds the city of Alexandria, is declared a son of Amon, and becomes the ruler of Egypt.
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 Agis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
He succeeded his father, probably in 427 BC, and from his first invasion of Attica, Greece in 425 BC down to the close of the Peloponnesian War was the chief leader of the Spartan operations on land.
This promise he brilliantly fulfilled by routing the forces of the Argive confederacy at Battle of Mantinea (418 BC) (418 BC), the moral effect of which was out of all proportion to the losses inflicted on the enemy.
In 413 BC, on the suggestion of Alcibiades, he fortified Decelea in Attica, where he remained directing operations until, after the battle of Aegospotami (405 BC), he took the leading part in the blockade of Athens, which was ended in spring 404 by the surrender of the city.
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 Battle of Mantinea (418 BC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Mantinea took place in 418 BC between Sparta and its allies, and an army led by Argos and Athens.
In 418 Agis II, one of the Kings of Sparta, made a truce with Argos rather than conquering it.
This was a very unpopular decision, and Agis was on the verge of being overthrown, but he promised a victory elsewhere.
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 Ancient Drama   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
He soon had imitators, and in 534 BC a contest in tragedy was instituted at an Athenian festival held in honor of Dionysus, the god of wine, fertility, and revelry.
His seven surviving plays, three of which constitute the only extant trilogy, the Oresteia (458 BC), are richly ambiguous inquiries into the paradoxical relationship between man and the cosmos, in which men are made answerable for their acts, yet recognize that these acts are determined by the gods.
With the defeat of Athens by Sparta in 404 BC, Old Comedy disappeared; the new authorities would not permit the pointed satire and licentiousness that was at its core.
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 Encyclopedia: Epaminondas
418-362 BC), was a Theban general and statesman, born about 418 BC of a noble but impoverished family.
Leuctra was a village of Boeotia in the territory of Thespiae, chiefly noticeable for the battle fought in its neighborhood in 371 BC between the Thebans and the Spartans and their allies.
His title to fame rests mainly on his brilliant qualities both as a strategist and as a tactician; his influence on military art in Greece was of the greatest.
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 Agis on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
BC, was the traditional founder of the Agiad dynasty, one of the two ruling dynasties of Sparta, which had a dual kingship.
BC, acceded to the throne on the death (c.427) of his father, Archidamus II.
Agis led Spartan forces at the battle of Mantinea (418 BC) during the Peloponnesian War.
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 Thebes, Epameinondas
He was born at Thebes, in 418 BC.
He was a close friend with Pelopidas and their friendship grew even bigger, when at a battle with Arcadians, in 385 BC, Epameinondas saved the seven times wounded Pelopidas, after a hard struggle, receiving many wounds and putting his own life in great danger.
In 367 BC, four years later after his great victory at Leuktra, he was appointed to serve as mere hoplite in an expedition of the Theban army, to rescue Pelopidas, who had been captured by the tyrant of Pherae, Alexander.
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 Alcibiades Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Originally friendly to Sparta, he subsequently became the leader of the war party in opposition to Nicias, and after the peace of 421 BC he succeeded by an unscrupulous trick in duping the Spartan ambassadors, and persuading the Athenians to conclude an alliance (420 BC) with Argos, Elis, and Mantineia.
On the failure of Nicias in Thrace (418 BC-417 BC) he became the chief advocate of the Sicilian expedition, seeing an opportunity for the realization of his ambitious projects, which included the conquest of Sicily, to be followed by that of Peloponnesus and possibly of Carthage (though this seems to have been an afterthought).
On his return to Athens after these successes he was welcomed with unexpected enthusiasm (407 BC); all the proceedings against him were cancelled, and he was appointed general with full powers.
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 Greek Warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Zerxes (519 - 465 BC), the son of Darius I, followed the coastline to attack Athens and met up with a force of 1000 Spartans at a pass known as Thermopylae.
The Persians were fooled by the Athenian commander and the Battle of Salamis (480 BC) saw their navy destroyed.
First Armored Infantry and Cavalry - 479 BC to 378 AD Sparta and Athens were the two most powerful city-states in Greece and fought each other for years in what has been known as the Peloponnesian Wars which were won by Sparta.
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 Table of Contents - Thebes
Kadmos and the dragon, 360 - 340 BC
Fifth labor: The cleansing of the stables of Augeias
The birth of Athena, jewel case, 570 - 565 BC
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 Argives (Early Hoplite Greek) (DBA I/52a)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
In 494 BC, Cleomenes I of Sparta heavily defeated the Argives at Sepeia (near Tiryns) in the Argolid.
In 418 BC, the Spartans and their allies defeated the Mantineans and their Argive allies at Mantinea, a victory which restored Spartan military prestige that had been damaged by their defeat at Sphacteria in 425 BC.
In 272 BC, the Pyrrhus of Epirus was killed by a roof slate thrown while he road through the streets in an effort to restore an Argive king who had been deposed by a democratic mob.
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He took part in the Battle of Potidaea (432 BC), where his life was saved by Socrates, a service which he repaid at the Battle of Delium (424 BC).
Alcibiades had great admiration of Socrates, and once said: "His nature is so beautiful, golden, divine, and wonderful within that everything he commands surely must be obeyed, even like the voice of good."As the reward for his bravery, the wealthy Hipponicus bestowed upon him the hand of his daughter.
Being appointed commander in the neighbourhood of the Hellespont, he defeated the Spartan fleet at Abydos (411 BC) and Cyzicus (410 BC), and recovered Chalcedon and Byzantium.
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 Roman Province Chronology
Inheritance of the kingdom of Pergamum 133 BC Remained part of the Byzantine or Romaion Empire until the 15th Cent.
Made a province in 74 BC and reorganized as a joint province with Crete in 66 BC Remained part of the Byzantine or Romaion Empire until the 7th Cent.
Conquered in 102 BC, organized as a province by Pompey in 66 BC Remained part of the Byzantine or Romaion Empire until the 7th Cent.
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 Encyclopedia: 423 BC
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 CSAD Newsletter No. 10
Although the archon's name Euthynus appears twice in the decree and we know that Euthynus was an archon in 426/5 BC, until recently this was not considered to be the date of the decree because the consistent use of a three-barred form of sigma in the inscription seemed to indicate an earlier date.
For this reason I have re-examined the letterforms used in 5th (and early 4th) century Attic inscriptions, paying particular attention to the letterforms of numeral signs for staters and the flexibility of usage of some letterforms such as nu and upsilon with a stem, where clear changes are hard to recognize.
The date of the decree seems to fit better in the 420s BC when Ionic orthography began to be common in Athens.
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 Lochagos.com - Wargaming in Antiquity
418 BC, knee deep in the Peloponesian Wars.
In 418 King Agis set out with all available spartiates, the full mass of which had not been seen in the field for a very long time, and all nearby faithful allies they could manage.
On the side of the Lacedaemonians, the allies did not suffer any loss worth speaking of: as to the Lacedaemonians themselves it was difficult to learn the truth; it is said, however, that there were slain about three hundred of them.
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The Battle of Mantinea took place in 418 BC between
Sparta and its allies, and an army led by Argos and Athens.
The next year another truce was signed with Argos and Athens, designed to last for fifty years, and the Spartans and Argives began to ally with each other against other states.
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 420 BC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Centuries : 6th century BC - 5th century BC - 4th century BC Decades : 470s BC 460s BC 450s BC 440s BC 430s BC - 420s BC - 410s BC 400s BC 390s BC 380s BC 370s BC Years : 425 BC Births
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In 386 BC, he made his move and through his adopted son, who was married to the daughter of a prominent Thracian chief, Amyntas established contact with the Thracians.
Alexander II died in the spring of 367 BC and the rule of Macedonia was passed on to Ptolemy.
Since the Spartan defeat in 371 BC, Theban power was on the rise and by 365 BC it was formidable enough to challenge the Athenian navy at sea.
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 Electra --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
418 BC; Greek lektraE) and her brother Orestes murder their mother, Clytemnestra, in retribution for her murder of their father, Agamemnon.
Electra herself is portrayed as a frustrated and resentful woman who finally lures her mother to her death by appealing to her maternal instincts.
The second of the three great Greek writers of tragic drama during the 5th century BC was Sophocles.
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 Battle Of Mantinea (418 BC) Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
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 Syracuse Destroys the Athenian Attack Force   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Syracuse Destroys Athens' Attack Force, 413 BC The Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta and their allies continued for years in a seesaw pattern of victories and defeats.
The Athenian fleet arrived in Sicilian waters in November 415 BC and successfully landed its army in preparation for an assault on Syracuse the following Spring.
In April 414 BC the Athenians began constructing a siege wall around Syracuse while their fleet blocked the mouth of the harbor.
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 Egesta Decree
The surface of the stone has been severely eroded by its later reuse as a threshold block, but the stoichedon pattern of the lettering makes it possible to locate where letters that have been damaged must once have stood.
The dating of this inscription has a particular importance because the inscription uses letter forms (rho with a tail, as in upper case R, and sigma formed with 3 bars) that have widely been assumed to be diagnostic for dating other Athenian inscriptions before the mid-440s.
The consequences of this dating for reconstructions of Athenian imperial history in the fifth century remain fully to be evaluated.
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