Corinth and Corcyra
Thebes and Argos
Athens and Sparta
Hellas and Sicily
Hellas and Crete
Attica and the Peloponnesus
Boethia and Thessaly
Macedonia and the Hellespont
Corcyra and Athens vs Corinth and Sparta
Corcyra and Sparta vs Corinth and Athens
Athens and Sparta vs Corcyra and Corinth
Athens and Thebes vs Persia and Sparta
Orestes and Alcibiades
Pericles and Themistocles
Nicias and Demosthenes
Myronides and Aristophenes
To end the siege of Potidaea.
To tear down the Long Walls.
To restore Hellenic independence.
To rescind the Megarian Decree.
The advantage of sea power over land power.
The agricultural basis of the Peloponnesians' economies.
The inexperience of the Spartan navy.
The Peloponnesians' lack of money.
Overreliance on naval power
525 pounds of gold.
15,600 kilograms of silver.
50 triremes and 500 hoplites.
4 tons of feta cheese.
They were afraid to battle the Athenian infantry.
They were waiting for the Theban cavalry to arrive.
Their siegecraft was insufficient to defeat the Athenian walls.
The oracle at Delphi told them not to.
Encouraging rebellion by Athenian allies.
Waging campaigns of attrition.
The massacre at Melos.
The sparing of Mytilene.
The abandonment of Plataea.
The expedition to Sicily.
Penetration and pocket capture.
Buying off Syracuse's allies.
Blockade by land and sea.
The Athenians were forced to withdraw from the Great Harbor of Syracuse.
The allies could replace their lost ships more easily than the Athenians could replace their lost troops, stores, and equipment.
It was the first time the Athenians had been defeated in battle since they arrived in Sicily.
The Athenians boarded their ships and returned to Athens.
They lost more ships than they could afford to replace.
They lost more hoplites than they could afford to replace.
They lost more veteran sailors than it was possible to replace.
The Peloponnesian League had been on the verge of surrender.
Taking the auguries before making strategic decisions.
No Athenian would fight during the month of September.
Placing a strict time limit on military campaigns.
Putting unsuccessful generals on trial.