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Athens and allies Sparta and allies Greece at the beginning of the
Peloponnesian War. Adapted from W. Shepherd, Historical Atlas; Barnes i Noble
Books, New York threatened from the east by Athens and from the west by
Athens' ally Plataea ...
Lesbos, one of the two allies of Athens that had a fleet, was planning to revolt and
allied itself in August with the Spartans, who undertook to invade Attica that
autumn and to send help overseas to Lesbos. But the Athenians moved first, ...
Athenian settlers. In 415 the Athenians sent out a great armada to conquer Sicily.
These acts showed that their methods were unscrupulous and their ambitions
were unlimited. They heralded the end of the Peace of Nicias. The second part of
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