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Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2 vol. set)
     

Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2 vol. set)

by Antonis Tsakmakis (Editor), Antonios Rengakos (Editor)
 

With contributions by thirty leading international scholars, this volume offers an up-to-date and in-depth overview of all current approaches to Thucydides’ History.

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With contributions by thirty leading international scholars, this volume offers an up-to-date and in-depth overview of all current approaches to Thucydides’ History.

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From the Publisher
"The editors of this book should be congratulated on successfully encompassing [these] varied interests. [..]The high quality of the essays and their attempts to go beyond traditional Thucydidean scholarship are commendable."
J. Roisman, Choice, 2007
".. an extremely rich avolume with very original contributions." Prof. D. Iakov in TO VIMA, April 2007.
"Ein imposantes, mit Bibliographie und Indizes (...) vorbildlich ausgestattetes Opus..." Mischa Meier in Historische Zeitschrift April 2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004233492
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/25/2012
Pages:
948
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.90(d)

Meet the Author

Antonios Rengakos is Professor of Greek Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has published on Homer, Greek Historiography, and Hellenistic Poetry, including Form und Wandel des Machtdenkens der Athener bei Thukydides (1987), Der Homertext und die hellenistischen Dichter (1993), and Apollonios Rhodios und die antike Homererklärung (1994). He also co-edited A Companion to Apolllonius Rhodius (Brill 2001).
Antonis Tsakmakis (Ph.D. Munich 1991) is Associate Professor of Greek Literature at the Department of Classical Studies and Philosophy, University of Cyprus. His research interests are Greek Historiography, Comedy, the Sophists, and Archaic Lyric Poetry, and his publications include Thukydides über die Vergangenheit (1995). Ηe also co-edited a volume on Aristophanes Birds (Athens 1996). He is a member of the Interim Governing Board of the Open University of Cyprus.

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