History of the Peloponnesian War. by Thucydides; Warner Publisher Harmondsworth, Eng., Baltimore] Penguin Books. Collection americana. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Thucydides. Penguin Books Limited, Feb 28, – History – pages He took a small part in the Peloponnesian War when it broke out in BC.
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Not Enabled Rec Reader: What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This book isn’t easy to read, but it is well-worth the effort. Of course, you might think that the subject is trivial to you. Thank you for your feedback.
You are likely to be very surprised, for example, at how similar some of nowaday’s justifications for taking advantage of power without paying attention to justice are to those that Thucydides already made a long time ago. Buy the selected items together This item: Six Tragedies Oxford World’s Classics. The results will be the same, but you won’t feel dismayed by the need of finishing it immediately.
You can find reasonably usable historical maps of the Peloponnesian war online. During his exile, he began compiling peloponneisan and accounts of the war from various participants.
A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War. This book isn’t easy to read, but it is well-worth the effort. The translation by Warner perhaps comes as close to palatable and yet conveys the unique style that is Thucydides.
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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The History of the Peloponnesian War. It is rather astonishing how peloponnssian this Athenian was when he analyzed the war, and all that happened immediately before it. The secret of this was their general extraordinary success, which made them confuse their strength with their hopes.
Reading The Peloponnesian War is like using a time machine. He tried to explain the causes of the Peloponnesian War, without reducing its complexity by saying that the gods had motivated it. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
I read the free Kindle edition, translated by Richard Crawley, with the e-text prepared by Albert Imrie. Plato Symposium Hackett Classics. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? There is nothing hisgory either the translation or the Kindle implementation to complain about, but there are no maps.
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The parallels to current events are almost eerie from the “neocon” Alcibiades urging Athens to the Iraquian Syracuse war disaster to the oligarchy displacing the Athenian democracy For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
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The translation is quite good, so wxr will make your task a little easier. He applied thereafter a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this factual record of a disastrous conflict. During a debate in Athens over strategy, Thucydides says, “Oracles of the most various import were recited by the collectors, and found eager listeners in one or other of the disputants.