RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 805507432 LA English T1 Brill's companion to Thucydides. 2 vols. 2nd ed. PB Koninklijke Brill NV PP Leiden YR 2012 SN 9789004233492 9004233490 AB 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 a historian, and his legacy through the centuries. Other topics dealt with include warfare, religion, individuals, democracy and oligarchy, the invention of political science, Thucydides and Athens, Sparta, Macedonia/Thrace, Sicily/South Italy, Persia, and the Argives. Previously published as hardback in 2006.