Battle of Arginusae

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  • Elsa Bouchard (University of Montreal)

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The Athenians won this naval battle over the Spartans, but their failure to pick up the bodies of their own dead soldiers after the fight resulted in the trial and execution of the commanding generals back in Athens.

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Bouchard, Elsa. "Battle of Arginusae". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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