Brasidas (d. 422 BCE) was an enterprising and successful Spartan general during the early years of the second Peloponnesian...
A bronze 'Corinthian' helmet (6-5th century BCE). Olympia Archaeological Museum.
A map illustrating the members of the Delian League, led by Athens c. 431 BCE.
Modern illustration of a 4th century BCE Greek hoplite.
Model of a Greek Trireme. Displayed at Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany.
An artist's rendition of a Greek trireme in battle.
Herodotus (c. 484 – 425/413 BCE) was a writer who invented the field of study known today as `history&rsquo...
Lysander (d. 395 BCE) was a Spartan statesman and general who famously defeated the Athenian navy at the Battle of Aigospotamoi...
Map of the Peloponnesian War, Beginning
Map of the Alliances of the Peloponnesian War, as well as the respective strategies of the opposing factions of Sparta...
Nicias, or Nikias (c. 470-413 BCE), was a wealthy Athenian politician and general during the Peloponnesian War (431-404...