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History of the Peloponnesian War, I, Books 1-2

by Thucydides

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Published by Loeb Classical Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Other prose: classical, early & medieval,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • History - General History,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - Greece

  • Edition Notes

    Loeb Classical Library

    ContributionsC. F. Smith (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages496
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7693906M
    ISBN 100674991206
    ISBN 109780674991200

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    Hardcover. Condition: NF. First Edition Thus. Near Fine. Completely clean, tight and square.; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; ix, pages maps (some folded) 25 cm. Contents: The history / Herodotus -- The history of the Peloponnesian war / Thucydides. Responsibility: [Translated by George Rawlinson] The history of the Peloponnesian War [by] Thucydides. Thucydides (c. B.C. – c. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C. war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of evidence-gathering and analysis in terms of cause and /5(48).


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This item: History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume I: Books (Loeb Classical Library) by Thucydides Hardcover $ Only 10 left in stock (more on /5(31).

One of the best history books I've ever read. Clear, concise explanations of the causes, politics, military strategies, outcomes and consequences of the Peloponnesian conflict, the book is pitched just right for the interested student of ancient Greek warfare but without the requirement to be a military or historical by:   Inside this 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 worthy of relation than any that had preceded it.

Thucydides (c. B.C. – c. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C.

war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of /5().

History Of The Peloponnesian War Book 2 Summary & Analysis Summary: “Outbreak of the War, BC” (Chapters ) In Plataea, a faction anxious to leave its alliance with Athens helps Thebes attack the city, but a counterattack by Athenian loyalists routs the Theban forces.

Bibiliographic reference Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume I: Books Translated by C. Smith. Loeb Classical Library Cambridge, MA.

thucydides: the history of the peloponnesian war summary april orwell 11 comments book chapter the state of greece from the earliest times to the.

BOOK II 1. AND now the war between the Athenians and Peloponnesians and the allies of both 1 actually began. Henceforward the struggle was uninterrupted, and they communicated with 2 one another only by heralds.

The narrative is arranged according to summers and winters and follows the order of. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Peloponnesian War was really three conflicts (,and BCE) that Thucydides was still unifying into one account when he died some time before BCE.

Although unfinished and as a whole unrevised, in brilliance of description and depth of insight this history. 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(62). Free download or read online History of the Peloponnesian War pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Thucydides.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this history, ancient history story are. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume I: Books (Loeb Classical Library) at Read honest and.

In Book 1, Chapter 1 Thucydides (c. –00 BCE) introduces his History of the Peloponnesian War. He asserts that he bega Read More: Book 1, Chapter 2: In this chapter Thucydides turns to the years immediately preceding the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in BCE. Th Read More: Book 1.

Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Overview. The History of the Peloponnesian War, also known as Histories, recounts the war between the Athenian alliance (called the Delian League by modern historians) and Sparta and its allies (called the Peloponnesian League by modern historians), which took place from ed in the 5th century BC by Thucydides (c.

), it is the first attempt to apply empirical research. The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens) in the.

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 wo.

Thomas R. Martin, An Overview of Classical Greek History from Mycenae to Alexander, The Peloponnesian War and Athenian Life Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Introduction Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Introduction.

The Hardcover of the History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume I: Books by Thucydides at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Librarian's tip: Chap. 7 "Greece on the Eve of the Peloponnesian War," Chap. 8 "The Peloponnesian War," and Chap.

9 "The Crisis of the Polis and the Age of Shifting Hegemonies" Read preview Overview A History of the Greek World from to B.C By M. L. W. Laistner Methuen, (2nd edition).Thucydides (c. B.C. – c. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C.

war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of /5.History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume I: Books (Loeb Classical Library) by Thucydides; Smith, C.

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