3 edition of The eighth book of Thucydides found in the catalog.
The eighth book of Thucydides
|Statement||edited with introduction, commentary and critical notes by T.G. Tucker.|
|Contributions||Tucker, T. G. 1859-1946.|
|LC Classifications||PA4452 A38 1892|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxxi, 323 p. --|
|Number of Pages||323|
The best overall study of the Peloponnesian War is Donald Kagan's book. He dedicated his career to the deep study of this conflict and his book is a modern masterpiece. Reading Kagan is great preparation for taking on Thucydides. I would next recommend "The Landmark Edition of Thucydides". It is by far the best edition to read/5(32). History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume II: Books (Loeb Classical Library) Hardcover – January 1, by Thucydides (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thucydides Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? /5(20).
texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Eight bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre by Thucydides; Hobbes, Thomas, Publication date Topics Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, B.C PublisherPages: Book 4. Book 5 → — Seventh Year Seventh and Eighth Years of the War - End of Corcyraean Revolution - Peace of Gela Thus the winter ended, and with it ended the seventh year of this war of which Thucydides is the historian. 52 In first days of the next summer there was an eclipse of the sun at the time of new moon, and in the early.
Thucydides (thōōsĬd´Ĭdēz), c–c BC, Greek historian of Athens, one of the greatest of ancient family was partly Thracian. As a general in the Peloponnesian War he failed ( BC) to prevent the surrender of the city of Amphipolis to the Spartan commander Brasidas and was exiled until the end of the war. He thus had opportunity to acquaint himself with both . Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possession for all time,” and indeed it is the first and still the most famous work in the Western historical ered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2, years, The Peloponnesian War is a mine of military, moral, political, and /5(16).
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Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt: again he would naturally take these ships with him, and in fact 6 of them (v. preceding note) have already been : Thucydides. If any revolt from the King, they shall be the enemies of the Lacedaemonians and their allies. And if any revolt from the Lacedaemonians and their allies, they shall be the enemies of the King in like manner.
This was the alliance. After this the Chians immediately manned ten more vessels and sailed for Anaia. Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Thomas Hobbes, Ed.
("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") SECOND BOOK THE THIRD BOOK THE FOURTH BOOK THE FIFTH BOOK THE SIXTH BOOK THE SEVENTH BOOK THE EIGHTH BOOK chapter: chapter 1 Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Speech of the Corcyraean ambassadors at Athens. Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Thomas Hobbes, Ed.
("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") book intro THE FIRST BOOK THE SECOND BOOK THE THIRD BOOK THE FOURTH BOOK THE FIFTH BOOK THE SIXTH BOOK THE SEVENTH BOOK THE EIGHTH BOOK chapter: chapter 1.
There is Thucydides a Pharsalian, mentioned in the eighth book of this history; who was public host of the Athenians in Pharsalus, and chancing to be at Athens at the time that the government of the four hundred began to go down, by his interposition and persuasion kept asunder the factions then arming themselves, that they fought not in the city to the ruin of the commonwealth.
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Librivox Free Audiobook. Podcasts. Featured Full text of "The eighth book of Thucydides' history" See other formats. Book Eight marks a significant shift in the geographic focus of events within the text.
The Athenian defeat and rout at Syracuse effectively removes Sicily and Italy from further significance within the text. Thucydides (c. B.C. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C.
war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of evidence /5. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
The book was written by Thucydides while in exile during the war and his based on his research as well as his first hand observations of many of the key debates and votes in the Athens council.
This book by Donald Kagan is not so much a biography of Thucydides as it is a critical analysis of Thucydides' history/5. The next winter, Tissaphernes, after he had put a garrison into Iasus, came to Miletus; and for one month's pay, which was promised on his part at Lacedaemon, he gave unto the soldiers through the whole fleet after an Attic drachma a man by the day.
But for the rest of the time he would pay but three oboles till he had asked the king's pleasure; and if the king commanded it. book intro the first book the second book the third book the fourth book the fifth book the sixth book the seventh book the eighth book.
Chapter five deals with Thucydides' two judgments on Alcibiades and the Sicilian expedition. At the start of book six Thucydides says the expedition was a doomed product of the foolish greed of the Athenian demos, egged on by Alcibiades. But in a postscript at Thucydides asserts that the expedition failed because of poor support from home.5/5(1).
Books by Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War. $ - $ On Justice, Power and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War. $ - $ History of the Peloponnesian War: Bk (Loeb Classical Library) Out of Stock.
History of the Peloponnesian War, Bk. Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War. Thucydides was an Ancient Greek historian and author and his book " History of the Peloponnesian War" recounts the 5th Century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year BC.
Based on the style of his text, Thucydides has been called the Father of the school of political realism, 5/5(3). Nineteenth and Twentieth Years of the War - Revolt of Ionia - Intervention of Persia - The War in Ionia 1 When the news was brought to Athens, for a long while they disbelieved even the most respectable of the soldiers who had themselves escaped from the scene of action and clearly reported the matter.
THE LIFE OF THUCYDIDES by Marcellinus Translated by W.B. Allen Thucydides, an Athenian, was the child of Olorus, 1 and his own family was Thracian because Olorus, his father, also had a name from Thrace.
He was descended from the family of Miltiades. For on the spot where Miltiades is entombed near Koilei, there also has Thucydides been Size: 87KB.
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Eighth book of Thucydides. London, New York, Macmillan and Co., (OCoLC)Librivox recording of The History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides. Read by Librivox volunteers The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens) in the 5th Century BC.
It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian .