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Brill's Companion to Thucydides

Author: Antonios Rengakos; Antonios Tsakmakis
Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thucydides is the most important historian of the world. This volume on Thucydides comprises articles by thirty leading international scholars. It contains contributions that cover a range of issues, including Thucydides' life, intellectual milieu and predecessors, Thucydides and the act of writing, his rhetoric, historical method, and more.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thucydides.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Antonios Rengakos; Antonios Tsakmakis
ISBN: 9789004136830 9004136835
OCLC Number: 475906539
Description: 947 s

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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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