November 26, 2012 •So Athens declared an amnesty,
which is interesting because
CRISIS OF THE POLIS, THE RISE ancient civilization were all about
remembering and revenge of glory
• 399 - 360BC March of the 1000
• Sparta was eventually powerless, •A Persian civil war.
within 40 years. The Brother died and then there
• They were unwilling or unable to were no leader.
address the problems in the Greek •Greeks took from this that the
world. Persia empire was much more
• For example, what should these vulnerable than they thought,
warriors do when they’e not •Greeks now wanted to conquer
fighting? Persia after finding out how east t
• Another reason was many of their is
city are closely involved by Athens
politically, so these Polis power Greek Warfare
structure collapse once these •The Mercenary
athenian leaders disappear.
• These polis had leaders
handpicked by Spartans. Thebes
•Formerly the biggest bully was
Spartan Policy Sparta
• These handpicked tyrants started