Example sentences for: peloponnesian

How can you use “peloponnesian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 431 b.c. the Peloponnesian War broke out between them resulting in 27 years of debilitating conflict, involving most of the Greek world.

  • Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War

  • Adams set a rigorous course of study for young John, assigning him, for example, to read Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War in the original Greek, at age 10.

  • Athens became so attached to this source of easy money that dissent soon grew among the member cities, and Sparta led the confederacy from Athens after the Peloponnesian War (413– 404 b.c. ). The Persians, sensing weakness in the ranks, launched another offensive, resulting in the Ae­gean coast cities coming under Persian control in 387 b.c.

  • There were also references to the Peloponnesian war, the Irish Rebellion, Bismarck, and the siege of Leningrad.


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