The History of the Peloponnesian War

The History of the Peloponnesian War

by Thucydides 431 BC
     
 

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This important history of the Peloponnesian war breathes a whole new life into the conflict and gives an important view of it in a historical context.

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This important history of the Peloponnesian war breathes a whole new life into the conflict and gives an important view of it in a historical context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781496081919
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/26/2014
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Thucydides (c. 460 b.c.-400 b.c.) was a general who was exiled for his failure to defend the Greek city of Amphipolis in Thrace. During his exile, he began compiling histories and accounts of the war from various participants.

Rex Warner (1905-1986) was a classical scholar of Wadham College, Oxford, and served as university professor of the University of Connecticut.

M. I. Finley was a professor of ancient history and master of Darwin College, Cambridge. He died in 1986.

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