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36 – Lysander 1: Death of Democracy

36 – Lysander 1: Death of Democracy

36 – Lysander 1: Death of Democracy

Episode Length: 70:31

36 – Lysander 1: Death of Democracy Episode Transcript

A Spartan; first Greek honored as a god during his lifetime; destroyer of Athenian naval supremacy.
 
In this episode: his rise to power, how he pulled off the greatest naval upset in Greek history, and WHY he did it.
 
Characters:
Lysander
Socrates
Xenophon
Alcibiades
Prince Cyrus the Younger
Agesilaus
King Agis
Kallikratidas
The Mob
 
Key Virtues:
Patience
Flexibility
Obedience
 
Key Places:
Athens
Sparta
Ephesus
Dardanelles / Hellespont