The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War - Thucydides

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides

Book Summary

Thucydides book is now entitled History of the Peloponnesian War. His entire contribution to history & historiography is contained in this dense history of the 27-year war between Athens & allies against Sparta & its allies. It breaks off near the end of the 21st year. Thucydides believed the war represented an event of unparalleled magnitude. He intended his

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