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List of Sparta battles in the Peloponnesian War, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Peloponnesian War involving the Sparta is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Peloponnesian War battles that involved Peloponnesian War you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Battle of Abydos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Dardanelles - The Battle of Abydos was an Athenian naval victory in the Peloponnesian War. In the battle, the Spartan fleet under Mindarus attempted to rescue a small allied fleet that had been driven ashore ...more

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Battle of Aegospotami is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Dardanelles - The naval Battle of Aegospotami took place in 405 BC and was the last major battle of the Peloponnesian War. In the battle, a Spartan fleet under Lysander destroyed the Athenian navy. This ...more

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Battle of Amphipolis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Amphipolis Amphipolis, Greece - The Battle of Amphipolis was fought in 422 BC during the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta. It was the culmination of events that began in 424 BC with the capture of Amphipolis by the ...more

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Battle of Arginusae is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Arginusae Lesbos, Greece - The naval Battle of Arginusae took place in 406 BC during the Peloponnesian War near the Arginusae islands east of the island of Lesbos. In the battle, an Athenian fleet commanded by eight ...more

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Battle of Cynossema is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Dardanelles - The naval Battle of Cynossema took place in 411 BC during the Peloponnesian War. In the battle, an Athenian fleet commanded by Thrasybulus and Thrasyllus, although initially thrown on the ...more

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Battle of Cyzicus is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Cyzicus Dardanelles - The naval Battle of Cyzicus took place in 410 BC during the Peloponnesian War. In the battle, an Athenian fleet commanded by Alcibiades, Thrasybulus, and Theramenes routed and completely ...more

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Battle of Eretria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Eretria Euboea, Greece - The naval Battle of Eretria, between Sparta and Athens, took place in September 411 BC, off the coast of Euboea.

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Battle of Leuctra is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Boeotia, Greece - The Battle of Leuctra was a battle fought on July 6, 371 BC, between the Boeotians led by Thebans and the Spartans along with their allies amidst the post-Corinthian War conflict. The battle ...more

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Battle of Mantinea is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Mantinea Arcadia, Greece - The Battle of Mantinea was fought on July 4 362 BC between the Thebans, led by Epaminondas and supported by the Arcadians and the Boeotian league against the Spartans, led by King Agesilaus II ...more

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Battle of Mantinea is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Mantinea Mantineia, Greece - The Battle of Mantinea of 418 BC was a significant engagement in the Peloponnesian War. Sparta and its allies defeated an army led by Argos and Athens.

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Battle of Megara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Megara Megara, Greece - The city of Megara was situated in the country of Megarid, between central Greece and the Peloponnese. Megara, ally of Sparta, consisted of farming villages, with flat plains and foothills. ...more

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Battle of Mytilene is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Mytilene Mytilene, Greece - The Battle of Mytilene was a battle fought in 406 BC between Athens and Sparta. The Spartans were victorious.

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Battle of Notium is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Notium Notion - The Battle of Notium in 406 BC, was a Spartan naval victory in the Peloponnesian War. Prior to the battle, the Athenian commander, Alcibiades, left his helmsman, Antiochus, in command of the ...more

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Battle of Olpae is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Olpae Acarnania - The Battle of Olpae was a battle of the Peloponnesian War in 426 BC, between armies led by Athens and Sparta. In 426, 3,000 hoplites from Ambracia invaded Amphilochian Argos in Acarnania on a ...more

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Battle of Pylos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Pylos Pylos, Greece - The naval Battle of Pylos took place in 425 BC during the Peloponnesian War at the peninsula of Pylos, on the present-day Bay of Navarino in Messenia, and was an Athenian victory over Sparta. An ...more

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Battle of Rhium is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Rhium Gulf of Corinth - The Battle of Rhium or the battle of Chalcis was a naval battle in the Peloponnesian War between an Athenian fleet commanded by Phormio and a Peloponnesian fleet composed of contingents from ...more

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Battle of Sphacteria is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Sphacteria Sphacteria - The Battle of Sphacteria was a land battle of the Peloponnesian War, fought in 425 BC between Athens and Sparta. Following the Battle of Pylos and subsequent peace negotiations, which failed, a ...more

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Battle of Syme is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Syme Symi, Greece - The Battle of Syme was a naval battle in 411 BC between Sparta and Athens, during the Peloponnesian War. It took place near the island of Syme in the south-eastern Aegean Sea. In 411 the ...more

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Battle of Tanagra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of Tanagra Tanagra, Greece - The Battle of Tanagra took place in 457 BC between Athens and Sparta during the First Peloponnesian War.

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Battle of the 300 Champions is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Battle of the 300 Champions The Battle of the 300 Champions, known since Herodotus' day as the Battle of the Champions, was a battle fought in roughly 546 BC between Argos and Sparta. Rather than commit full armies both ...more

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Mytilenean revolt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Mytilenean revolt Lesbos, Greece - The Mytilenean revolt was an incident in the Peloponnesian War in which the city of Mytilene attempted to unify the island of Lesbos under its control and revolt from the Athenian Empire. In 428 ...more

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Sicilian Expedition is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Peloponnesian War Battles Involving the Sparta
Sicilian Expedition Sicily, Italy - The Sicilian Expedition was an Athenian military expedition to Sicily, which took place during the period from 415 BC to 413 BC. The expedition was hampered from the outset by uncertainty in its ...more