How Paranoia Killed The Spartan-Athenian Alliance | The Spartans | Odyssey

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Athens, which had been allied with Sparta against Persia, begins to experience an expanded economy (and democracy under the leadership of Pericles). His construction of the long walls – fortifications which connect Athens to Piraeus – is considered to be a hostile act by an increasingly paranoid Sparta, and is the basis for future discord between the two states.

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