Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition (Classic Reprint)

Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition (Classic Reprint)

by Alfred John Church
     
 

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The ultimate, it might be said, the only authority for the military and political facts given in this narrative, is Thucydides. These facts have been admirably expounded and arranged by Grote, to whom everyone interested in Greek history must be under obligations which cannot be adequately expressed. I have to

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Excerpt from Nicias and the Sicilian Expedition

The ultimate, it might be said, the only authority for the military and political facts given in this narrative, is Thucydides. These facts have been admirably expounded and arranged by Grote, to whom everyone interested in Greek history must be under obligations which cannot be adequately expressed. I have to acknowledge specially my indebtedness to the maps which accompany the sixth volume of his history. In writing this little book I have also had before me Mr Haverfield splan of Syracuse (executed in relief), and have found it very helpful.

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ISBN-13:
9781331414872
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/14/2015
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.35(d)

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