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Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.

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  • Thukydides und die Verfassung der Polisby Hartmut Leppin

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 133.00

    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... more...

  • Thukydides: Textauswahl und Kommentarby Reiner Tack

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.57

    Wer liest heutzutage noch Thukydides? Und warum sollte man ihn überhaupt lesen?Das Geschichtswerk des großen Historikers wird trotz seiner kulturhistorischen Bedeutung nur noch selten im Original rezipiert. Dies liegt weniger an der zeitlichen Ferne, sondern vor allem an dem hohen Anspruchsniveau von Thukydides' Sprache. Deren komplexe Struktur und... more...

  • Thucydidesby Walter Robert Connor

    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...

  • Thucydides Mythistoricus (Routledge Revivals)by F. M. Cornford

    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...

  • Phocion the Good (Routledge Revivals)by Lawrence A. Tritle

    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...

  • A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydidesby Christine Lee; Neville Morley

    Wiley 2014; US$ 195.00

    A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides offers an invaluable guide to the reception of Thucydides, with a strong emphasis on comparing and contrasting different traditions of reading and interpretation. • Presents an in-depth, comprehensive overview of the reception of the Greek historian Thucydides • Features personal reflections... more...

  • Thucydides Between History and Literatureby Antonis Tsakmakis; Melina Tamiolaki

    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... more...

  • Thucydides, Pericles, and Periclean Imperialismby Edith Foster

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    Edith Foster compares Thucydides' narrative explanations and descriptions of the Peloponnesian War in Books One and Two of the History. more...

  • Griechenland bis zur Niederlage des Agis bei Megalopolis. Siciliens' Primordien. Der Orient bis zum Tode Alexander's des Großen. Philipp und Alexander von Makedonienby Markus Niebuhr

    De 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...

  • Alcibiadesby P J Rhodes

    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...