Aegina and its enmity with Athens

"...this is the island that was once actually mistress of the sea and disputed with the Athenians for the prize of valor in the sea fight at Salamis at the time of the Persian War…" Aegina, an island off the coast of Attica, became an important trading center. Later, a rivalry developed between the island and Athens. In this post, we look at some of the texts that describe this… Read more