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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
First published in 1907 and reissued in 1965, this is a fascinating study of Thucydides?s History . Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the... more...
- De Gruyter 1999; US$ 84.00
Thukydides ist zwar einer der meistbehandelten Autoren der Antike, aber an zahlreichen Problemen, die sein politisches Denken berühren, ist die Forschung vorbeigegangen. Eine genaue Untersuchung der Stellung etwa, die er in der von seinen Zeitgenossen lebhaft geführten Debatte über verschiedene Verfassungsformen einnahm, liegt bisher nicht vor. Das... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 154.00
Papers in this volume explore Thucydides? methods of research and representation (also contrasting the notions of an objective historian and an artful narrator), provide insights into the historian?s narrative techniques and style, examine the use of the past in Thucydidean historiography, analyse Thucydides? political ideas in the context of 5th century... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 42.00
This full-scale sequential reading of Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War will be invaluable to the specialist and also to those in search of an introduction and companion to the Histories . Moving beyond other studies by its focus on the reader's role in giving meaning to the text, it reveals Thucydides' use of objectivity not so much as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Plutarch?s Life of Phocion has not been closely analysed since 1840. Laurence Trittle?s study, first published in 1988, offers a new assessment of this significant and complex personality, whilst illuminating the political climate in which he thrived. Though often thought to be of humble origin, Phocion was educated in Plato?s Academy, rose to... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 22.95
This book is a concise, readable introduction to the Greek author Thucydides, who is widely regarded as one of the foremost historians of all time. Why does Thucydides continue to matter today? Perez Zagorin answers this question by examining Thucydides' landmark History of the Peloponnesian War , one of the great classics of Western civilization.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95
This stimulating new study provides a narrative of the monumental conflict of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, and examines the realities of the war and its effects on the average Athenian. A penetrating new study of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta by an established scholar Offers an original interpretation of how... more...
Griechenland bis zur Niederlage des Agis bei Megalopolis. Siciliens' Primordien. Der Orient bis zum Tode Alexander's des Großen. Philipp und Alexander von MakedonienDe Gruyter 1848; US$ 224.00
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected... more...
- Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 23.95
Alcibiades is one of the most famous (or infamous) characters of Classical Greece. A young Athenian aristocrat, he came to prominence during the Peloponnesian War (429-404 BC) between Sparta and Athens. Flamboyant, charismatic (and wealthy), this close associate of Socrates persuaded the Athenians to attempt to stand up to the Spartans on land as part... more...