By Mike Roberts
The Spartan commander Brasidas used to be already a veteran of many campaigns whilst he headed for the strategically very important northern theatre. Cleon used to be the main hawk within the Athenian meeting who led his fellow voters in a huge attempt to counter the influence that Brasidas was once having within the north. the 2 ultimately clashed in conflict open air the Athenian colony of Amphipolis which Brasidas had via then captured (the nice historian Thucydides being exiled for his failure to protect it). The Spartans gained yet either males died within the battling, their passing having far-reaching results for the following process the conflict. through focussing at the deadly duel among Brasidas and Cleon, and drawing on all to be had resources to complement Thucydides' seminal account, Mike Roberts bargains a worthy new point of view at the Peloponnesian War.
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Two Deaths at Amphipolis: Cleon vs Brasidas in the Peloponnesian War by Mike Roberts