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However, Aristotle’s descriptions of his works suggest that he had an impact on the poetry of ancient Greece. Further Reading Aristotle. Poetics. Translated by S. H. Butcher. New York: Hill & Wang, 1989. Plato. ” In The Dialogues of Plato. New York: Bantam Classics, 1986. Storey, Ian Christopher, and Arlene Allan. A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama. : Blackwell, 2005. Sara MacDonald See also: Aristophanes; Aristotle; Literature; Performing Arts; Plato; Socrates; Sports and Entertainment. 26 Agesilaus II of Sparta Statesman and military leader Born: c.

Then, according to historian Xenophon, Lysander attacked the Athenians while they were searching for food and captured nearly the entire fleet. Only nine ships escaped. Significance After this battle, Sparta besieged Athens by land and by sea. e. Terms included the destruction of defensive walls and fortifications, reduction of the fleet to twelve ships, surrender of foreign lands, and an alliance with Sparta. Further Reading Hanson, Victor Davis. A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War.

2d ed. London: Routledge, 2002. 1 Achaean League Larsen, J. A. O. Greek Federal States: Their Institutions and History. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1968. Walbank, F. W. The Hellenistic World. Rev. ed. : Harvard University Press, 1993. James P. Sickinger See also: Achaean War; Hellenistic Greece; Polybius. 2 Achaean War The Achaean War resulted in the defeat of the Achaean League, the last important and independent military force in Hellenistic Greece. e. Category: Wars and battles Locale: Peloponnese, southern Greece Summary In the second century, the Peloponnese housed two competing powers, Sparta and the Achaean (ah-KEE-uhn) League.

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