Peace of Nicias

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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This peace treaty signed between Sparta and Athens was largely made possible by the moderate politician Nicias. It marks the end of the first part of the Peloponnesian War (the so-called ôTen-years Warö or ôArchidamian Warö).

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Peace of Nicias". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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