The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

by Thucydides, Robert B. Strassler, Richard Crawley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0684828154

ISBN-13: 9780684828152

Pub. Date: 08/06/1996

Publisher: Free Press

This revised edition of Richard Crawley's classic 1874 translation is enhanced with more than 100 maps, extensive annotations, brief biographies of important figures, and invaluable historical, political, and cultural background.

Overview

This revised edition of Richard Crawley's classic 1874 translation is enhanced with more than 100 maps, extensive annotations, brief biographies of important figures, and invaluable historical, political, and cultural background.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684828152
Publisher:
Free Press
Publication date:
08/06/1996
Pages:
634
Product dimensions:
7.65(w) x 9.59(h) x 1.66(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Introduction by Victor Davis Hanson

Editor's Note

Key to Map Symbols

Calendar of the Peloponnesian War

Book One

Book Two

Book Three

Book Four

Book Five

Book Six

Book Seven

Book Eight

Epilogue

Theaters of Operation in the Peloponnesian War

Appendix A The Athenian Government in Thucydides

Alan L. Boegehold, Brown University

Appendix B The Athenian Empire in Thucydides

Alan L. Boegehold, Brown University

Appendix C Spartan Institutions in Thucydides

Paul Cartledge, Clare College, Cambridge University

Appendix D The Peloponnesian League in Thucydides

Paul Cartledge, Clare College, Cambridge University

Appendix E The Persians in Thucydides

Robert B. Strassler

Appendix F Land Warfare in Thucydides

Victor Davis Hanson, California State University at Fresno

Appendix G Trireme Warfare in Thucydides

Nicolle Hirschfeld, University of Texas at Austin

Appendix H Dialects and Ethnic Groups in Thucydides

William F. Wyatt, Brown University

Appendix I Religious Festivals in Thucydides

Gregory Crane, Tufts University

Appendix J Classical Greek Currency in Thucydides

Thomas R. Martin, College of the Holy Cross

Appendix K Calendars and Dating Systems in Thucydides

Thomas R. Martin, College of the Holy Cross

Glossary

Bibliography of Ancient Sources

Concise Bibliography of Modern Sources

Acknowledgments

Index

Reference Maps

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