Chapter 5: the classical age of greece i introduction: the persian wars and the beginning of the classical age pisistratus, the tyrant of athens during the last half-century of the post-classical period, died shortly after he had instituted the city dionysia. History of athens - the persian wars from athens info guide, the most complete information guide about athens, greece roads from athens to sparta within two days. The persian wars (510-478 bce) to the greeks, there was one defining event in their history: the persian wars even today, we see a good deal of truth in this assessment, for the greek victory in the persian wars triggered the building of the athenian navy, which led to the athenian empire, the expansion of the concept of democracy, and the means to develop greek civilization to its height.
A athens became the military ruler of northern greece b with sparta out of the picture because of persian war casualties, athens took over the peloponnesian league c the persians appointed athens as the representative for the persian empire in greek territory d athens controlled the trading alliance known as the delian league. These wars turned very personal, as both athens and sparta felt that their way of life was being threatened by the other power as you read in the last chapter, athens, along with about 150 other city-states, formed the delian league as a way to protect against a possible persian invasion. Start studying ancient greece learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools the leader of athens after the persian wars. After the persian wars, there grew an alliance of greek states that was meant to maintain security the allies asked the athenians to lead the confederation, called the delian league we will examine how the league was gradually transformed into an empire dominated by athens.
As a result of the persian wars of the 5th century bc d)the greek city-states were forced to recognize the persian king as their overlord the greek city-states lost lots of time infighting (specifically between athens and sparta) which aided their defeat against the persians. After the persian wars, relations between athens and sparta deteriorated and the two city-states found themselves at odds with one another throughout virtually all of the rest of the fifth century. At the time of the ionian revolt, it was athens that sided with the asiatic greeks while sparta refused to render any help it may be said that the athenian part in the burning of sardis kindled the wrath of the persian king and the hellas had to pay for it. Information on ancient greek wars, peloponnesian, persian wars the peloponnesian war ( 431 - 404 bc ) the war fought between the two leading city-states in ancient greece, athens and sparta.
Pericles (sometimes spelled perikles) lived between about 495-429 bce and was one of the most important leaders of the classical period of athens, greece he is largely responsible for rebuilding the city following the devastating persian wars of 502-449 bce he was also athens' leader. How athens took over leadership of sparta after the persian wars during the period of greek history from the last years of the persian wars till the beginning of the first peloponnesian war, the primacy of sparta declined whileathens was gaining increased influence in greece. After the persian wars, athens formed a trade league with many other city-states in greece, excluding sparta and some of the smaller city-states, called the delian league during this time, athens went through a golden age of art and philosophy.
Athens was at war with persia (the greco-persian wars) back in the old days of greece it consisted of city-states and territories of those states athens was one of the biggest and most important states. The history of sparta describes the destiny at the time of the persian wars, it was the recognized leader by the defeat of athens by sparta resulted in. As a result of the persian wars, sparta became completely controlled by athens athens used its navy to control trade in the region sparta used its military to keep athens in check.
Sparta was a slave society, and during the centuries after the persian wars, the spartan citizens became some of history's most brutal masters ancient sources say the spartan citizens regularly humiliated, attacked, and killed their serf/slaves, the helots. During the period of greek history from the last years of the persian wars till the beginning of the first peloponnesian war, the primacy of sparta declined whileathens was gaining increased influence in greece the athenian, thucydides (460-400 bc), one among few contemporary historians, left. Because of their outstanding leadership in the persian wars, the athenian self-image was boosted, and this arrogance caused many other city-states, chiefly sparta and corinth, to dislike athens and bring their city-state to ruins.
Read about the history of athens from its foundation and up to the present day because of the greco-persian wars and the peloponnesian war (athens and sparta. After athens' victory in the persian war (around 448 bc), it was leader among the greek poleis in the realms of politics the delian league, part 2: from eurymedon to the thirty years peace (465/4-445/4 bce. Because of all the success athens was having after the wars, sparta became jealous sparta's envoy led to the peloponnesian war there is not a whole lot to say about the spartans after the wars they had difficulties and did not accomplish too much. Of athens who established democracy 490-479 persian wars during and after the persian wars, athens, with its navy, and sparta, with its hoplites, came to dominate the rest of the greek poleis 429-416bc peloponnesian war phase i it was during this period that the plague.