In this episode, we discuss the third and final treaty between the Spartans and Tissaphernes; the comedic plays “Lysistrata” and “Thesmophorizusai” by Aristophanes; how the Athenians succumbed to civil war for the first time in nearly a century and saw an overthrow of their democracy by what is known as the 400; the vicissitudes of this new oligarchic government; and how factionalism between extremists and moderates led to its downfall
Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2020/06/103-oligarchic-coup.html
Intro by Anya Leonard of Classical Wisdom Speaks
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