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Peloponnesian War Essays (Examples)

63 results for “Peloponnesian War”.


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Drama - World

History of the Peloponnesian War

Words: 1806
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Not only did the fall of Athens indicate the end of progress and philosophical thought, but also ended Greece's contribution to the world as a whole. One must remember,…

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Drama - World

Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War

Words: 862
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Athens counseled parta to use caution and care, to find arbitration, to find a way to mitigate the circumstances prior to giving into the fear paradigm, and resultant war.…

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Essay

Drama - World

Why Did Athens Lose the Peloponnesian War

Words: 2093
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Athens lost the Peloponnesian War for two main reasons. The first was the drain of fighting Sparta, Sparta's allies, Corinth, and Thebes. The protracted, atrocious, and murderous war lasted…

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War

The Peloponnesian War

Words: 1097
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

How do we know about this war? Thucydides may be counted among the foremost historians of the West to utilize a rigorous chronological standard. He recorded events based on…

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Book Review

Military

Understanding Greek's Wars

Words: 1067
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Book Review

Thucydides Peloponnesian War The Peloponnesian War history is based on the historical account of Peloponnesian War between 431 and 404 C. The war was led by Athens (the Delian…

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Book Review

Drama - World

Strategy -- Rulers States and War it

Words: 1765
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Book Review

trategy -- Rulers, tates and War It is very difficult to look at the history of humanity and define a number of common, yet intangible philosophies of action that…

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Drama - World

Theatres of War Mendelsohn

Words: 672
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Theatres of War," Daniel Mendelsohn points out how political Conservatives Donald Kagan and Victor David Hanson find in Greek history, especially Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, an argument…

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Government

Kenneth Waltz's Man the State and War

Words: 1560
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Kenneth Waltz's Man, the State, and War - a Theoretical Analysis The purpose of Man, the State and War is to debunk theories that do not locate the causes…

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Essay

Drama - World

Athens and Sparta -- Was War Inevitable

Words: 2460
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Athens and Sparta -- as ar Inevitable? Between 500 and 350 BC the area now known as Greece was but a collection of separate and unallied city-states. Today, we…

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Drama - World

Thucydides' Ambiguous History Did 'Might

Words: 743
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It made no "long speech no one would believe, of fine moral arguments" (oodruff 103). However, Pericles' claim that Athens did not need support to uphold its borders falls…

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Essay

Government

Athens Over Several Hundred Years Moved From

Words: 2084
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Athens over several hundred years moved from rule by kings to full peasant democracy. Did aristocrats ever really lose power or did they find new ways to keep it?…

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Research Proposal

Government

IR Journal Who Started the

Words: 2573
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

This basically means that the criticism to feminist political theories resembles more the substance of other I theories. 6. First off, we should discuss the differences between system level…

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Psychology

Mental Health Nearly 40 of

Words: 2015
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

New findings show that the spouses of veterans also experience mental health disorders, and the prevalence increases with the length of deployment (Mansfield, Kaufman, Marshall, Gaynes, Morrissey & Engel,…

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Propylaea of the Ancient Acropolis

Words: 2381
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mystery of the Propylaea The Propylaea (ca.437-432 BCE) is considered one of the mysteries of Ancient Greece. The structure was the gate to the Acropolis which was built during…

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Drama - World

Is Peace Possible

Words: 1394
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Peace Possible in the Modern World? Is peace possible in the world as we know it today? One side of the human brain, if idealistic, might reply: "Certainly peace…

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Drama - World

Self and the Other

Words: 2063
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Trojan Wars and Culture The three epic stories namely, The Iliad, the Trojan Women, Pericle's Funeral Oration are powerfully written master pieces of work, that illustrate the element of…

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Essay

Drama - World

Fire in Ancient Warfare Greece

Words: 986
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

104). In Ancient Israel, the use of fire is also part of the tradition of warfare. For example, we are not sure whether the prophet Elijah is stating that…

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Drama - World

Athens and Sparta Were the Two Opponents

Words: 1617
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Athens and Sparta were the two opponents of ancient Greece that clattered most and bestowed us with the majority of customs and traditions. Despite the fact that the two…

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Essay

Drama - World

Athenian Navy How Would You

Words: 704
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

This led to the development of different techniques such as ramming. As the presence of the Athenian navy, meant that there was a focus on those tactics that will…

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Government

Aristotle Plato Thucydides

Words: 677
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

theorists regarding political stability, the ideas and opinions of Aristotle, Plato, and Thucydides will be mentioned by thoroughly analyzing the viewpoints of these theorists in their books such as:…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Thucydides Is Known as One of the

Words: 1418
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thucydides is known as one of the greatest historians of ancient Greece. This paper focuses on the life, work and philosophy of Thucydides. The paper also discusses the influence…

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Drama - World

Melian Dialogue an Example of

Words: 707
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The Athenians have no dislike of the Melians, and are happy to let the islanders live and let live within the Athenian sphere of influence, but they will retaliate…

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9 Pages
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Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato's Apology and Socrates' Trial

Words: 3029
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

To wit, in Socrates' day, there were no official government prosecutors (commonly referred to in modern America as "District Attorneys"); in effect, any citizen could bring an indictment against…

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Government

Democracy the Classical Features of

Words: 3340
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

15). He argues that there is a duty resting on convention, which he considers in a deep and morally weighty sense, based on an implied but nonetheless binding contract…

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Military

Hoplite Warfare and Its Development

Words: 2686
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As the formation collides with one another, spheres are aimed at the groin of each opponent. The sword swings an aim towards an enemies head and vital parts of…

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Drama - World

Ritualistic Religious and Practical Uses of Public

Words: 2223
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

RITUALISTIC, RELIGIOUS, AND PRACTICAL USES OF PULIC SPACE AT THE ATHENIAN ACROPOLIS AND TRAJAN'S FORUM Acropolis is renowned as a fortified natural stronghold or citadel in ancient Greece. Greeks…

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Drama - World

Experts Believe That the Battle

Words: 2392
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thucydides was an Athenian, but had very little reason for offering a distorted view of the war that was eventually won by Sparta. Jackson states, "Thucydides was an active…

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Drama - World

Thucydides' Histories -- the Making

Words: 1139
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As an historian and a citizen of that democratic city, Thucydides was faced with a task no less daunting -- how to make the saga of a losing war…

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Essay

Drama - World

Institute Such Strict Military Controls Sparta's Militarism

Words: 626
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

institute such strict military controls? Sparta's militarism and commitment to maintaining a standing army was no accident. "Sparta seems to have developed gradually as a practical response to unusual…

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6 Pages
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Government

Thucydides and Democracy

Words: 2260
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Salvaging Democracy consent of the governed) then one is not in a democracy, though democratic elements may exist. America, for example, was founded as a republic and not as…

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Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato and Thucydides

Words: 911
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Thucydides and Plato had conflicting methods in their attitudes toward the good life. Thucydides demonstrates empirical thinking in his readings of human nature and comportment throughout the Peloponnesian War…

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50 Pages
Thesis

Government

European Union Member States Relations With Their Overseas Territories

Words: 17554
Length: 50 Pages
Type: Thesis

political framework of EU and OCT European Union (EU) and Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) are in association with each other via a system which is based on the…

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8 Pages
Essay

Corrections/Police  (general)

Organized Crime Related intelligence

Words: 3194
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Organized Crime elated Intelligence Those interested in global intelligence would recognize acronyms like CIA, KGB and MSS however for the sake of those who have no knowledge in this…

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113 Pages
Dissertation

Economics

Trade Show Industry in Germany

Words: 31155
Length: 113 Pages
Type: Dissertation

Significance of the Study This study is significant because it sheds light on a very important contributor to local and international trade. Trade fairs have a long history in…

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Term Paper

Government

Modern Political Thought

Words: 4396
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Politics Modern Political Thought The transition from a feudal serf economy to a capitalist market economy was one of the fundamental shifts which have produced modernity as we know…

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Essay

Drama - World

Formation of Ancient Societies the

Words: 2084
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Both Spartan men and women exercised together in the nude, and both were "encouraged to improve their intellectual skills" ("omen in Ancient Greece"). Being a woman in Sparta certainly…

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Thesis

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Philip II and the Growth

Words: 1578
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

Overall, Philip's main goal was to create a united Macedonia and thus instill in his people the desire to bring about the collapse of the Persian Empire which in…

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Research Paper

Drama - World

Parthenon Was an Architectural Achievement

Words: 1819
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

g., the finding last year at Athens of the hand of Zeus of the east pediment)" the Parthenon continues to yield intellectual fruit through archeological excavation and discovery (Bruno…

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Culture Essay

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Length: Pages
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This essay examines the meaning of culture and provides several possible titles and topics that may be used as starting points for developing a paper on culture. It discusses…

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Essay

Drama - World

Timeline From Abraham to Birth of Christ

Words: 490
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Abraham to Jesus with other Major Historical Events 2100 BC: Abraham moves to Canaan under a direct order from God. Canaan later becomes Israel. 2000 BC: Jacob, grandson of…

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History

Comparison of Rome and Athens

Words: 1861
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Roman Empire and the Athenian Empire were alike in many ways. oth developed a culture based on the same mythology in order to unite their people in belief (the…

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Essay

Drama - World

Management and Leadership Strategies Were

Words: 5635
Length: 16 Pages
Type: Essay

Specifically, Caesar masterfully showed how through building alliances one may achieve power and rise to the top of the leadership tier even in a group or society as vast…

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Essay

Literature

Difficult and Not Totally Secure

Words: 2033
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Particularly post war era women entered the workforce in huge numbers but there were many hindrances in their way as they tried to secure their credit. They had to…

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Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Socrates Was Not an Enemy to the

Words: 1560
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Socrates as Not an Enemy to the State as Socrates an enemy of the state? There are two appropriate answers -- "yes" and "no." But first a definition of…

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Term Paper

Drama - World

Parthenon in Its Day the

Words: 987
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The temple itself was built to embody Athena's presence, both in its intention and in its physical construction. For example, the columns used in Greek temples were the Doric,…

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Drama - World

Ancient Kingdoms- Expansion and Empire Building Ancient

Words: 1649
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Ancient Kingdoms- Expansion and Empire Building Ancient kingdoms and their expansion strategies were uniform throughout the ancient world. Persia, Rome, Athens and Sparta had expanded their kingdoms by means…

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Drama - World

Inca Throughout the History of

Words: 1645
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Architecture Naturally, the ruins of Cuzco and Machu Pichu of which some monuments and constructions are intact tells us that the Ican were master masons and builders. Large slabs…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Aristophanes Clouds

Words: 1207
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

repeatedly, and indeed many of us believe to be true, that there is nothing new under the sun, it is nevertheless always a little startling to find that issues…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Rhetorical Theory

Words: 2889
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Plato: Life, Philosophies, And Influence Time Period Plato Lived in. Plato was born in 428 BC and grew up in a time of major political change in Ancient Greece.…

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Essay

Government

Plato and the Yahoos Week

Words: 1303
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

" Pericles said that Athenians did not have to be forced to chose the lot of the soldier, they loved the land that gave them the freedom to chose…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Socrates' Speech in Plato's Apology It Is

Words: 1373
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Socrates' speech in Plato's Apology. It is this author's opinion that Socrates' position that the unexamined life is not worth living has validity. We will see that this is…

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Journal

Black Studies - Philosophy

Ancient Athens Was a Democracy

Words: 656
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Journal

Q2. Plato believed that, just as skilled craftsman should confine themselves to making shoes and warriors should confine themselves to fighting, only 'the best' should rule. Individuals with great…

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13 Pages
Essay

Business - Management

Googlization and the Reference Desk

Words: 4159
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Essay

Another aspect that the search engines use to line up web pages, besides the frequency of the characters, is the appropriateness of the topic i.e. A search on "elephants"…

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Term Paper

Drama - World

History of State Formation Prompt

Words: 900
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Given that Christianity tended to view history as progressive, and Christ's sacrifice and the event of Christendom being the ultimate apex of earlier civilization, the past was often seen…

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Literature

Role of Deities

Words: 691
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

role of deities in "The Iliad," by Homer, the poetry of Sappho, and "Pericles Funeral Oration," by Thucydides. Specifically it will discuss how significant the deities are in the…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Truths by Mortimer Adler Review Current Literature

Words: 2093
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Truths by Mortimer Adler. Review current literature. Mortimer Adler was a man who made significant contributions to the field of education The following information is provided to create a…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Les Troyens by Berlioz Is

Words: 995
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

From this point-of-view, Aeneas can be viewed as having failed also from the role of hero because he did not succeed in averting the danger. Even so, it is…

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Government

Classical Greece Desire Emotion and Knowledge Greek

Words: 1132
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Classical Greece Desire, Emotion, and Knowledge: Greek Society and Culture in the Classical Period (480-338 .C.) Following the aftermath of Greeks' victory over Persians during 480-479 .C., Greek society…

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Drama - World

Western Civ Athens and Sparta

Words: 707
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Moreover, the empire was politically as well as geographically fragmented. Macedonian rule was tolerated only as long as Alexander remained alive. 3. The reasons civilizations developed with particular robustness…

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Literature

Odyssey Homer's Odyssey and the

Words: 1437
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For Aristotle, true freedom and liberty consists in ruling and being ruled in turn and not always insisting on fulfilling one's own personal desires at the cost of others.…

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