037 – The Peloponnesian War: Lessons Learned


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: In part two of our study of the Peloponnesian War, we extract three historical lessons from the 30-year conflict that pitted Athens against Sparta and destroyed the ancient Greek world. Tune in to find out how smaller states can manipulate great powers, how free democracies are capable of great atrocities, and how prolonged war and chaos lead to moral decay…but also, sometimes, great philosophy!

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