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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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ContributionsR. W. Livingstone (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL7385721M
ISBN 100195002180
ISBN 109780195002188

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Oct 08,  · The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides is a joy to read because it is so well structured and written, even though it is several thousand years old. Don't mistake this for some antique text that is full of the romantic past, if you changed the people and place names it could have been written last week/5(46). Aug 28,  · The best overall study of the Peloponnesian War is Donald Kagan's book. He dedicated his career to the deep study of this conflict and his book is a modern masterpiece. Reading Kagan is great preparation for taking on Thucydides. I would next recommend "The Landmark Edition of Thucydides"/5(23). Aug 28,  · The best overall study of the Peloponnesian War is Donald Kagan's book. He dedicated his career to the deep study of this conflict and his book is a modern masterpiece. Reading Kagan is great preparation for taking on Thucydides/5(20). thucydides: the history of the peloponnesian war summary april orwell 11 comments book chapter the state of greece from the earliest times to the.

The History of the Peloponnesian War By Thucydides Written B.C.E Translated by Richard Crawley. Jun 10,  · History of the Peloponnesian War/Book 5. being the history of her acquisition of Nisaea. This arranged, the Lacedaemonians summoned their allies, and all voting for peace except the Boeotians, Corinthians, Eleans, and Megarians, who did not approve of these proceedings, they concluded the treaty and made peace, each of the contracting. HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR translated by Richard Crawley THE FIRST BOOK CHAPTER I. The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War THUCYDIDES, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians, beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more. CHAPTER I The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War. Thucydides, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians, beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more worthy of relation than any that had preceded it.

Aug 14,  · This 2, year-old translated book (The History of the Peloponnesian War) is a wealth of details for the researcher or historical scholar but difficult to read and comprehend in its present form for the lay person/5(76). Oct 31,  · The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War THUCYDIDES, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians, beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more worthy of relation than any that had preceded it. Free download or read online History of the Peloponnesian War pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Thucydides. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. Apr 01,  · A monumental work unsurpassed for its brilliant description, accuracy, and penetrating insights, Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War is a spectacular eyewitness report of the war between Greece’s two most powerful city-states, Athens and Sparta, as /5.