036 – The Peloponnesian War: Sparta & Thucydides


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: In this first episode of our two-part series on the Peloponnesian War, we destroy ancient Greek civilization! Well…not just yet…first we learn how the Spartans and the Athenians divided the Aegean between two alliances in a cold war that would make the Americans and Soviets blush! Along the way, we’ll see why the Spartans ate black gruel, and why Pericles had a lot in common with Don Corleone!

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