The Athenian Plague

The Athenian Plague

By Markus Asper

Published Online, 2008

Introduction: During the years 430-426/5 BCE, a plague afflicted the city of Athens. At that time, Athens had just entered upon a three-decade war with her arch-enemy, Sparta, and her allies. Because of Spartan… [continue reading]

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