History of the Peloponnesian War

A translation of Thucydide's history of the wars between Athens and Sparta is critically introduced

Author: Thucydides

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0140440399

Category: History

Page: 648

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A translation of Thucydide's history of the wars between Athens and Sparta is critically introduced

The History of the Peloponnesian War

Though in part an analysis of war policy, The History of the Peloponnesian War is also a dramatic account of the rise and fall of Athens by an Athenian man.

Author: Thucydides

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1387751387

Category: Greece

Page: 472

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The classic account of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, translated by Richard Crawley. Himself an Athenian general who served in the war, Thucydides relates the invasions, treacheries, plagues, amazing speeches, ambitions, virtues, and emotions of the storied conflict between Athens and Sparta in a work that has the feel of a tragic drama. Though in part an analysis of war policy, The History of the Peloponnesian War is also a dramatic account of the rise and fall of Athens by an Athenian man.




The Peloponnesian War

Presents an English translation of the Greek text which provides an account of the people and events involved in the long, fifth-century conflict between Athens and Sparta, and includes notes, a glossary, and other resources.

Author: Thucydides

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9780872203945

Category: History

Page: 530

View: 455

Presents an English translation of the Greek text which provides an account of the people and events involved in the long, fifth-century conflict between Athens and Sparta, and includes notes, a glossary, and other resources.




The Peloponnesian War

The work summarizes events from the years leading up to the war (the Pentecontaetia) and gives an in-depth treatment from the late 430s BC to 411 BC, where it ends in midsentence.

Author: Thucydides

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN:

Category: Greece

Page: 574

View: 789

Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War is widely considered to be the definitive ancient treatment of the period it covers. The work summarizes events from the years leading up to the war (the Pentecontaetia) and gives an in-depth treatment from the late 430s BC to 411 BC, where it ends in midsentence.