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JLight

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In 392 BCE, as the Corinthian War entered its third year, Corinth’s commitment to the anti-Spartan coalition was wavering. Calls for peace and re-entering an alliance with Sparta were growing. The governing elite within Corinth simply could not tolerate this. To remedy this political dissent, they would embark on one of the most cut-throat and blood-thirsty political acts of the Ancient World.

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seleanor

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In 392 BCE, as the Corinthian War entered its third year, Corinth’s commitment to the anti-Spartan coalition was wavering. Calls for peace and re-entering an alliance with Sparta were growing. The governing elite within Corinth simply could not tolerate this. To remedy this political dissent, they would embark on one of the most cut-throat and blood-thirsty political acts of the Ancient World.

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Third year? I had no idea that this war was that long
 
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JLight

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Yea it lasted until 387 BCE. The 'King's peace' ended the war and was brokered by the Persians. I will be writing an article about it later this year :)
 
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greggd12

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Yea it lasted until 387 BCE. The 'King's peace' ended the war and was brokered by the Persians. I will be writing an article about it later this year :)
That would be great to see, please post it here. Are you a historian? :)
 

JLight

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That would be great to see, please post it here. Are you a historian? :)
Brilliant will do :) yea I studied history at Nottingham Uni, now I work for English Heritage in their Business Change Team :) how long have you been interested in ancient Greek history?
 
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greggd12

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Brilliant will do :) yea I studied history at Nottingham Uni, now I work for English Heritage in their Business Change Team :) how long have you been interested in ancient Greek history?
Very very nice! Did you study a specific type of history? In my time I studied history in undergrad, with a focus on colonial history which was very interesting. I am only getting into Ancient Greek history now, most of my knowledge is from what I learned in high school so I have to really brush up on my knowledge which is a big reason that I'm on the forum.
 

JLight

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Very very nice! Did you study a specific type of history? In my time I studied history in undergrad, with a focus on colonial history which was very interesting. I am only getting into Ancient Greek history now, most of my knowledge is from what I learned in high school so I have to really brush up on my knowledge which is a big reason that I'm on the forum.
I mainly focussed on European politics in the 19th century, but I also did a bit on the Wars of the Roses, Ancient Greece during the Peloponnesian wars, then the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. I have only recently started getting back into the history of Ancient Greece.
That sounds great, which empires/regions did you study in particular? Yea it is a good forum, have you tried any of the facebook groups which focus on ancient greece, they post some good articles?
 
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I mainly focussed on European politics in the 19th century, but I also did a bit on the Wars of the Roses, Ancient Greece during the Peloponnesian wars, then the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. I have only recently started getting back into the history of Ancient Greece.
That sounds great, which empires/regions did you study in particular? Yea it is a good forum, have you tried any of the facebook groups which focus on ancient greece, they post some good articles?
I've never heard of the Wars of the Roses...sounds interesting I am doing some reading up on it now
 
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greggd12

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I mainly focussed on European politics in the 19th century, but I also did a bit on the Wars of the Roses, Ancient Greece during the Peloponnesian wars, then the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. I have only recently started getting back into the history of Ancient Greece.
That sounds great, which empires/regions did you study in particular? Yea it is a good forum, have you tried any of the facebook groups which focus on ancient greece, they post some good articles?
Sounds super interesting! The rise and fall of the Roman Empire especially. My focus was particularly on the Americas, and mostly on the Spanish and British empire, so looking at their initial conquest of the Americas and how it impacted many of the present day political situations in each region. Very telling stuff!
 
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JLight

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I've never heard of the Wars of the Roses...sounds interesting I am doing some reading up on it now
It's a fascinating period in history. Arguably the most turbulent period in English Medieval History (It's what game of thrones is based off) :D
 

JLight

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Sounds super interesting! The rise and fall of the Roman Empire especially. My focus was particularly on the Americas, and mostly on the Spanish and British empire, so looking at their initial conquest of the Americas and how it impacted many of the present day political situations in each region. Very telling stuff!
Yea I love Roman history, going to Rome twice this year I love it that much :) That sounds brilliant, I have not really studied American history (Bar watching some documentaries). I have always found Cortes really interesting, I need to look into it more. Which county was most interesting to study?
 

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