History of the Peloponnesian War. by Thucydides; Warner Publisher Harmondsworth, Eng., Baltimore] Penguin Books. Collection americana. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Thucydides. Penguin Books Limited, Feb 28, – History – pages He took a small part in the Peloponnesian War when it broke out in BC.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. In that discourse, he explains why those men fought and died to defend Athens, and what Athens meant not only for Athenians but also for Greece. Thucydides exhibits a deep understanding of politics. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Read more Read less. This book isn’t easy to read, but it is well-worth the effort. Many sentences had to be reread to There is nothing in either the translation or the Kindle implementation to complain about, but there are no maps.

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This book isn’t easy to read, but it is well-worth the effort. Don’t have a Kindle? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Well, if you peloponnesjan to think that, you would be enormously mistaken.

Thucydides applied a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this exhaustively factual record of the disastrous conflict that eventually ended the Athenian empire. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Get to Know Us. The translation is quite good, so that will make your task a little easier. You can find reasonably usable historical maps of the Peloponnesian war online.

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