- died 413 b.c., Athenian statesman and general.
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The first of these periods lasted for ten years, down to the peace of Nicias.
The second extends from the peace of Nicias to the massacre of Melos.
On no other condition, added Nicias, would he undertake the command.
Yet for some time Nicias made no attempt to interrupt its progress.
While Demosthenes argued, and Nicias demurred, Gylippus had not been idle.
- died 414 bc, Athenian statesman and general. He ended the first part of the Peloponnesian War by making peace with Sparta (421)
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