The Peloponnesian War PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Peloponnesian War free pdf Thucydides' military and diplomatic acumen, his understanding of human psychology, and his narrative skill have shaped the writing of history for over two thousand years. "Backgrounds and Contexts" provides supplementary selections from Xenophon, Herodotus, Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, and twentieth-century journalist, Walter Karp. "Interpretations" includes richly varied assessments of Thucydides by Theodor Gomperz, Francis M. Cornford, Charles N. Chochrane, R. G. Collingwood, Albert Cook, Cynthia Farrar, Adam Parry, Glen Bowersock, Robert Gilpin, Michael Doyle, and Gregory Crane. The edition also includes fourteen maps, a chronology, a glossary, a selected bibliography, and an index.

About Thucydides

Walter Blanco is Associate Professor of English at the City University of New York. Jennifer Tolbert Roberts is Professor of Classics and History at the City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center. Her books include Accountability in Athenian Government and Athens on Trial: The Antidemocratic Tradition in Western Thought.

Details Book

Author : Thucydides
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 19 August 1998
ISBN : 0393971678
EAN : 9780393971675
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 592 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Peloponnesian War



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika free pdfThe Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika

    From the editor of the widely praised "The Landmark Thucydides "and" The Landmark Herodotus." here is a new edition of Xenophon's "Hellenika." the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War..


  • A History of My Times free pdfA History of My Times

    Xenophon's "History" recounts nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between 411 and 362 BC. Continuing the story of the Peloponnesian War at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history..


  • A History of My Times free pdfA History of My Times

    Xenophon's "History" recounts nearly fifty turbulent years of warfare in Greece between 411 and 362 BC. Continuing the story of the Peloponnesian War at the point where Thucydides finished his magisterial history..


  • Thucydides free pdfThucydides

    Donald Kagan's magisterial history of the Peloponnesian War is recognised as a landmark of classical scholarship. Now Kagan - one of the most respected classical historians in the world - turns his attention from one of the greatest conflicts in history to the author who so magnificently chronicled it: Thucydides..


  • The Mind of Thucydides free pdfThe Mind of Thucydides

    The publication of Jacqueline de Romilly's Histoire et raison chez Thucydide in 1956 virtually transformed scholarship on Thucydides. Rather than mining The Peloponnesian War to speculate on its layers of composition or second-guess its accuracy..


  • The Peloponnesian War free pdfThe Peloponnesian War

    . Thucydides' military and diplomatic acumen, his understanding of human psychology, and his narrative skill have shaped the writing of history for over two thousand years. "Backgrounds and Contexts"