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The Peloponnesian Wars of Greece

The Peloponnesian Wars that took placed shifted the power of Greece to Sparta after defeats for Athens in Sicily, though the power the Spartans gained soon started to decline.


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The Period of the Peloponnesian Wars ...

1st Peloponnesian War

The First
War


The First Peloponnesian War in Greece started when the island of Corfu asked Athens for help in its conflict with the city of Corinth .....

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Sicily and Athens

Sicily and
Athens


The Sicily and Athens War that took place between the two Peloponnesian wars didn't go at all well for Athens, and led to Alcibiades fleeing to Sparta .....

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2nd Peloponnesian War Greece

The Second
War


The 2nd Peloponnesian War was due to Sparta wanting to free all Greeks from the stranglehold of Athens, but which also involved Persia .....

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Rise and Fall of Sparta

Rise and Fall of Sparta


With Sparta the only city fit to take control at the end of the Peloponnesian Wars, it tried to flex its power but this ultimately led to its decline .....

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