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An allied history of the Peloponnesian League : Elis, Tegea, and Mantinea

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dc.contributor.author Caprio, James Alexander
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-17T20:57:38Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-17T20:57:38Z
dc.date.copyright 2004 en
dc.date.issued 2009-12-17T20:57:38Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/16902
dc.description.abstract Elis, Tegea, and Mantinea became members of the Peloponnesian League at its inception in 506, although each had concluded an alliance with Sparta much earlier. The initial arrangement between each city-state and Sparta was reciprocal and membership in the League did not interfere with their individual development. By the fifth century, Elis, Mantinea, and Tegea had created their own symmachies and were continuing to expand within the Peloponnesos. Eventually, the prosperity and growth of these regional symmachies were seen by Sparta as hazardous to its security. Hostilities erupted when Sparta interfered with the intent to dismantle these leagues. Although the dissolution of the allied leagues became an essential factor in the preservation of Sparta's security, it also engendered a rift between its oldest and most important allies. This ultimately contributed to the demise of Spartan power in 371 and the termination of the Peloponnesian League soon thereafter. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries UBC Retrospective Theses Digitization Project [http://www.library.ubc.ca/archives/retro_theses/]
dc.title An allied history of the Peloponnesian League : Elis, Tegea, and Mantinea en
dc.type Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.degree.name Doctor of Philosophy - PhD en
dc.degree.discipline Classics en
dc.degree.grantor University of British Columbia
dc.date.graduation 2005-05 en
dc.degree.campus UBCV en


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