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A Conflict With Athens

This happened many years ago.
The Greek historian Thucydides
had recorded it for posterity in his
'History of the Peloponnesian War'.

One of the great tragedies
of that war occurred in Melos,
a small volcanic island
in the Aegean Sea, between
Crete and mainland Greece.
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Topic(s) of this poem: war
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