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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C

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Edition Notes

Other titlesHistory of the Peloponnesian war
Statementwith an English translation by C. Forster Smith ... in four volumes ... History of the Peloponnèsian war. Books I [-VIII]
SeriesLoeb classical library
ContributionsSmith, Charles Forster, 1852-1931
The Physical Object
Pagination4 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16691661M

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Professor Rusten nearly equals Clyde Pharr in his presentation of Book II. The only advantage which Rusten does not provide is a vocabulary list. Commentary is helpful, if in the form of end notes, and fairly thorough. He presents a useful text for students of Attic Greek and to instructors of Thucydides/5(7). And the winter ended, and with it ended the sixteenth year of this war of which Thucydides is the historian. Early in the spring of the following summer the Athenian envoys arrived from Sicily, and the Egestaeans with them, bringing sixty talents of uncoined silver, as a month's pay for sixty ships, which they were to ask to have sent them.   Free kindle book and epub digitized Project Gutenberg; 61, free ebooks; 8 by Thucydides; The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Thucydides, ? BCE BCE: Translator: Crawley, Richard, Title: The History of the Peloponnesian War Language: English: LoC Class: DF. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, part of the Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The History of the Peloponnesian War By Thucydides Written B.C.E Translated by Richard Crawley. The History of the Peloponnesian War has been divided into the following sections: The First Book [k] The Second Book [k] The Third Book [k.

Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War. 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 . 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. This belief was not without its grounds. Thucydides: The sixth and seventh books of Thucydides / (New York: American Book Co., [], c), also by W. A. Lamberton (page images at HathiTrust) Thucydides: The sixth and seventh books of Thucydides; with an introductory essay, explanatory notes and indexes, (New York, Harper, [c]), ed. by W. A. Lamberton and W. A. Lamberton.

1 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. This belief was not without its grounds. Looking for books by Thucydides? See all books authored by Thucydides, including History of the Peloponnesian War, and On Justice, Power and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War, and more on Chapter VI Beginning of the Peloponnesian War - First Invasion of Attica - Funeral Oration of Pericles The war between the Athenians and Peloponnesians and the allies on either side now really begins. For now all intercourse except through the medium of heralds ceased, and hostilities were commenced and prosecuted without intermission. The history follows the chronological order of events by. 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 effect without/5.