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Philip Yorke. Athenian Letters. Peloponnesian War. First Illustrated 1798


 

1594 GREEK Thucydides Peloponnesian War Sparta Athens Lorenzo Valla


 

The History of the Peloponnesian War. 2 Volumes. 1753. William Smith. Provenance


 

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The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War


by: Thucydides
Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possssion for all time,” and indeed it is the first and still most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2,000 years, The Peloponnesian War is a mine of military, moral, political, and philosophical wisdom.

Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possssion for all time,” and indeed it is the first and still most famous work in the Western historical tradition.
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The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories


by: Robert B. Strassler, Herodotus

From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition of The Histories by Herodotus.

 

Cicero called Herodotus "the father of history," and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature. With lucid prose, Herodotus's account of the rise of the Persian Empire and its dramatic war with the Greek city sates set a standard for narrative nonfiction that continues to this day.
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History of the Peloponnesian War


by: Thucydides
Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever." The conflicts between the two empires over shipping, trade, and colonial expansion came to a head in 431 b.c. in Northern Greece, and the entire Greek world was plunged into 27 years of war. 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.
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The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika


by: Xenophon
From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon’s Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War.

Hellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic period during which the alliances among Athens, Sparta, Thebes, and Persia were in constant flux. Together with the volumes of Herodotus and Thucydides, it completes an ancient narrative of the military and political history of classical Greece.
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The History of the Peloponnesian War (FULL Audiobook) 1/2


The History of the Peloponnesian War audiobook http://free-audio-books.info/history/the-history-of-the-peloponnesian-war-audiobook/ THUCYDIDES (c. 460 BC ...
 

The Peloponnesian War


The catastrophic war between the Greeks.
 

The Peloponnesian War


Notes on the Peloponnesian War. Covering VA Standard WHI.5d.
 

The Peloponnesian War [Lecture]


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