Athens v. Sparta

This is a remarkable recording – in about an hour, Charlie Roadman and friends give a reasonably comprehensive overview of the Peloponnesian War, with a decent soundtrack even. Selected text from Thucydides and Xenophon is narrated, and there are a handful of brief sung lyrics by Roadman that give other perspectives on the action. The whole thing illuminates the ancient war in a unique way, as well as (IMO) providing a certain level of commentary on our own situation today.

You can hear the whole thing at the link, with an option to download or buy a copy – it’s well worth a listen.

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