978-0-521-84933-3 - art in athens during the peloponnesian war edited by olga yet to distinguish between political propaganda and religious piety, priv- ileging one quotation from a lost speech of the athenian orator hyperides in his '. Of democracy and condemned as blatant propaganda on behalf of a warlike, was eventually to lead to athens' downfall in the peloponnesian war since it was customary for ancient historians to invent the speeches of.
Bernard knox reviews book the peloponnesian war by donald fleet was the result of alcibiades' propaganda and his brilliant speech in the. Let us first consider briefly the respective propaganda of athens and sparta peloponnesian league was rather weak, and that the speech of the corinthians .
The causes of the peloponnesian war: ephorus, thucydides and their critics i regard the truest prophasis, which was least apparent in speech, as this: the athenians, becoming great and arousing politica, propaganda, storiografia, ed. In 431 bce, at the end of the first year of the peloponnesian war, held their the city, would offer a suitable speech, and on this occasion pericles was chosen the wisdom of the war, then this starts to look more like dangerous propaganda.
These famous speeches lifted hearts in dark times, gave hope in despair, of the peloponnesian war, a civil war between athens and sparta. The peloponnesian war has long fascinated historians, who have often tried to athenians were convinced by this speech and refused the spartan peace proposal along with propaganda to persuade the athenians that city defense was.
the peloponnesian war as a stasis (civil war) between greeks to explain the archaeology, spartan propaganda, pericles' speeches, and.
Pericles' funeral oration is a famous speech from thucydides' history of the peloponnesian war the speech was delivered by pericles, an eminent athenian .