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.
The siege of Mytilene (428-427 BC) saw the Athenians defeat a revolt on the island of Lesbos, and is most famous for the two debates about the correct punishment for the rebels. Before the revolt the island of Lesbos was part of the Athenian alliance, but not a member of the more.
ians to the revolt of the island contains no hint of any feeling among them that they were being presented with an opportunity, albeit untimely, to achieve.
Texts and links to information sources about LESVOS (Island) NORTH AEGEAN. In 499 B.C. Lesbos joined the Ionian revolt against the Persians, and in 494.
Mytilene, Modern Greek Mitilíni, chief town of the island of Lésbos, North the city suffered from dictators, wars with Athens, Persian conquest, and civil revolts.