Athenian Fleet

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Gorgopas (4th Century BC)
... was dispatched by Sparta to Aegina to take over the Spartan fleet ... under the command of Teleutias had earlier driven off the Athenian fleet blockading Aegina ... over, Hierax departed for Rhodes with most of the fleet leaving Gorgopas, his vice-admiral with twelve triremes as governor in Aegina, replacing ...
Alcibiades - Recall To Athens - Negotiations With The Athenian Oligarchs
... Therefore, he exchanged messages with the Athenian leaders at Samos and suggested that if they could install an oligarchy friendly to him he would return to Athens and bring with him Persian money ... by offering them a threefold plan the Athenian constitution was to be changed, the recall of Alcibiades was to be voted, and Alcibiades was to win over Tissaphernes and the King of Persia ... Most of the officers in the Athenian fleet accepted the plan and welcomed the prospect of a narrower constitution, which would allow them a greater ...
Timeline Of Ancient Greece - Classical Greece
... fight to a draw in the naval Battle of Artemisium 480 Battle of Salamis - Themistocles, Athenian general, lures Persians into Bay of Salamis, Xerxes loses and goes home, leaves behind Mardonius 479 ... at Syracuse 471 Themistocles ostracized 468 Sophocles, Greek playwright, defeats Aeschylus for Athenian Prize 461 Cimon ostracized 457 Pericles, Athenian statesman ... Athenian Plague appears in Athens ...
Mindarus - Relocation and Early Battles
... of Cynossema, Battle of Abydos Mindarus first took command of the fleet at Miletus, where the satrap Tissaphernes had promised the Spartans they would be joined by the sizable Phoenician fleet under his command ... several months of waiting, Mindarus realized that no such fleet would be forthcoming, and made the strategic decision to relocate his fleet to the Hellespont, where the satrap Pharnabazus had promised him greater ... Sailing with haste to avoid an Athenian fleet that had been brought up from Samos to oppose him, he succeeded in bringing his fleet between Lesbos and the mainland and into the Hellespont, where he ...

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