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Brill's companion to Thucydides. 2 vols. 2nd ed.

Publisher: Leiden : Koninklijke Brill NV 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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This volume on Thucydides, the most important historian of the ancient world, comprises articles by thirty leading international scholars. The contributions cover a wide range of issues, including Thucydides' life, intellectual milieu and predecessors, Thucydides and the act of writing, his rhetoric, historical method and narrative techniques, narrative unity in the History, the speeches, Thucydides' reliability as  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9789004233492 9004233490
OCLC Number: 805507432
Description: 948 p.
Responsibility: Antonios Rengakos; Antonis Tsakmakis.

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With contributions by thirty leading international scholars, this volume offers an up-to-date and in-depth overview of all current approaches to Thucydides' History.  Read more...

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"The editors of this book should be congratulated on successfully encompassing [these] varied interests. [..]The high quality of the essays and their attempts to go beyond traditional Thucydidean Read more...

 
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