2 edition of Thucydides reader found in the catalog.
|Statement||[edited by] Blaise Nagy|
|LC Classifications||DF229 .T5 2012|
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|LC Control Number||2012006287|
Escaping the Thucydides Trap. Thucydides, historian and political philosopher. In his ambitious first book, Thucydides on the Outbreak of War, disabusing the reader of the naïve expectation that justice for Thucydides is merely the refuge of the weak. The moral force of justice is one of the things in nature that can exercise. Thucydides, Book I. Author. Thucydides,Morris, Charles D'Urban, Collections. robarts, toronto. Sponsor. Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page? Finished. Thucydides, Book I. Thucydides, Book I .
Chapter XVIII Seventeenth Year of the War - The Sicilian Campaign - Affair of the Hermae - Departure of the Expedition The same winter the Athenians resolved to sail again to Sicily, with a greater armament than that under Laches and Eurymedon, and, if possible, to conquer the island; most of them being ignorant of its size and of the number of its inhabitants, Hellenic and barbarian, and of. Thucydides: An Introduction for the Common Reader - Ebook written by Perez Zagorin. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Thucydides: An Introduction for the Common Reader.
However, this classic book has long presented obstacles to the uninitiated reader. Robert Strassler's new edition removes these obstacles by providing a new coherence to the narrative overall, and by effectively reconstructing the lost cultural context that 5/5. 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 a standard for the proper presentation of his.
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His Reader offers selections from every book, aimed at students who still need reminders about genitive absolutes and supplementary participles. His book has no rival, because we readers of Thucydides have had to wait so long for someone to do the job/5(7).
However, this classic book has long presented obstacles to the uninitiated reader. Robert Strassler's new edition removes these obstacles by providing a new coherence to the narrative overall, and by effectively reconstructing the lost cultural context that Thucydides shared with his original audience.
Thucydides (c. B.C. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C. war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C.
Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of evidence /5. The reader can then return to Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War with a more fleshed-out picture of the cultural background of Athens at the time.
Both of these books have been criticized for being overly dramatic, romanticized biographies. An annotated and illustrated Thucydides reader containing passages from books I-VIII of the Histories with introductory material for all eight books of the Histories, commentary and grammatical notes.
This book is a standard text for any college course in reading Thucydides in Greek. Thucydides and The Peloponnesian War online resources The Peloponnesian War: Thomas Hobbes’ introduction Book One An everlasting possession (Chapters 1 – 23) Corcyra (Chapters 24 – 55) Potidæa, Sparta votes that the peace has been broken (Chapters 56 – 88) Pentecontaetia (Chapters ) The vote for war (Chapters – ) Book Two.
Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War.
27 rows The History of the Peloponnesian War. THUCYDIDES (ΘΟΥΚΥΔΊΔΗΣ) (c. BCE - c. The first unabridged translation into American English, and the first to take into account the wealth of Thucydidean scholarship of the last half of the twentieth century, Steven Lattimores translation sets a new standard for accuracy and reliability.
Notes provide information necessary for a fuller understanding of problematic passages, explore their implications as well as the problems. Thucydides (/ θj uː ˈ s ɪ d ɪ d iː z /; Ancient Greek: Θουκυδίδης Thoukūdídēs [tʰuːkyːdídɛːs]; c. – c. BC) was an Athenian historian and History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the fifth-century BC war between Sparta and Athens until the year BC.
Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" by those who accept his claims to. book intro the first book the second book the third book the fourth book the fifth book the sixth book the seventh book the eighth book chapter: To the right honorable Sir William Cavendish, Knight of the Bath, Baron of Hardwick, and Earl of Devonshire TO THE READERS On the life and history of Thucydides.
Description: An annotated and illustrated Thucydides reader containing passages from books I-VIII of the Histories with introductory material for all eight books of the Histories, commentary and grammatical notes. This book is a standard text for any college course in reading Thucydides in Greek.
'With icy remorselessness, it puts paid to any notion that the horrors of modern history might be an aberration - for it tells of universal war, of terrorism, revolution and genocide' Tom HollandThe long life-and-death struggle between Athens and Sparta plunged the ancient Greek world into decades of war.
Thucydides was an Athenian and achieved the rank of general in the earlier. Thucydides Reader. Thucydides. Out of Stock. The History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume 1.
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Thucydides. The reader is led to question the insertion and slant of this thesis—Athenian culpability—placed at the end of his Greek archaeology and immediately before. Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8.
chapter. Get this from a library. Thucydides: an introduction for the common reader. [Perez Zagorin] -- "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?.
The History of the Peloponnesian War (Greek: Ἱστορίαι, "Histories") is a historical account of the Peloponnesian War (– BC), which was fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens).It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian historian who also served as an Athenian general during the war.
His account of the conflict is widely. This chapter shows that Thucydides, like Herodotus, resolved to write a work that would bring out the role of human nature in historical events. He intended, however, to express himself even more clearly and forcefully than the Halicarnassian, and in a manner more appropriate for a citizen of an imperial city, one who knew power at first hand.
In interpreting Herodotus, Thucydides rethought. The book concludes with an insightful discussion of Thucydides as a thinker and philosophic historian. Designed to introduce both students and general readers to a work that is an essential part of a liberal education, this book seeks to encourage readers to explore Thucydides — one of the world’s greatest historians — for themselves.
(Book I, Chapter 1—all quotes from the translation by Thomas Hobbes) Thucydides begins his history with a bang—this is a man confident in himself and his story.
The first twenty-three chapters (paragraphs) seem to form a type of introduction, making many claims while also laying out his methodology and some key concepts or themes.The First Book.
CHAPTER I. The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War. 1 THUCYDIDES, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians, beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more worthy of relation than any that had preceded it.
An annotated and illustrated Thucydides reader containing passages from books I-VIII of the Histories with introductory material for all eight books of the Histories, commentary and grammatical notes.
This book is a standard text for any college course in reading Thucydides in Greek.4/5(4).