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Brill's companion to Thucydides

Author: Antonios Rengakos; Antonis Tsakmakis
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series: Brill's companions in classical studies.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Brill's companion to Thucydides.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006
(DLC) 2006049068
(OCoLC)70408059
Named Person: Thucydides.; TucÍdides; Thucydide.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antonios Rengakos; Antonis Tsakmakis
ISBN: 9789047404842 904740484X
OCLC Number: 609920693
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 947 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Biographical Obscurities and Problems of Composition / Luciano Canfora --
The New Genre and its Boundaries : Poets and Logographers / Aldo Corcella --
Thucydides and Herodotus: Aspects of their Intertextual relationship / Zacharias Rogkotis --
Thucydides' Intellectual Milieu and the Plague / Rosalind Thomas --
Contract and Design : Thucydides' Writing / Egbert Bakker --
Thucydides and the Invention of Political Science / Josiah Ober --
Leaders, Crowds, and the Power of the Image : Political Communication in Thucydides / Antonis Tsakmakis --
Thucydides on Democracy and Oligarchy / Kurt Raaflaub --
Objectivity and Authority : Thucydides' Historical Method / Tim Rood --
Interaction of Speech and Narrative in Thucydides / James V. Morrison --
Thucydides' Narrative : The Epic and Herodotean Heritage / Antonios Rengakos --
Narrative Unity and Consistency of Thought : Composition of Event Sequences in Thucydides / Hans-Peter Stahl --
Thucydides' Workshop of History and Utility outside the Text / Lisa Kallet --
Theatres of War : Thucydidean Topography / Peter Funke, Matthias Haake --
Warfare / Peter Hunt --
Thucydides and Religion / William D. Furley --
Individuals in Thucydides / David Gribble --
Thucydides and Power Politics / Lawrence Tritle --
Thucydides and Epigraphy / Bernhard Smarczyk --
Thucydides and Athenian History / P.J. Rhodes --
Thucydides and Comedy / Jeffrey Rusten --
Sparta and the Spartans in Thucydides / Paul Cartledge, Paula Debnar. Macedonia and Thrace in Thucydides / Michael Zahrnt --
Thucydides and the Argives / Simon Hornblower --
Sicily and Southern Italy in Thucydides / Michael Zahrnt --
". . . keeping the two sides equal" : Thucydides, the Persians and the Peloponnesian War / Josef Wiesenhofer --
Peloponnesian War : Sources Other Than Thucydides / Martin Hose --
Thucydides Continued / Roberto Nicolai --
Thucydides in Rome and Late Antiquity / Luciano Canfora --
Byzantine Adaptations of Thucydides / Diether Roderich Reinsch --
Thucydides' Rennaissance Readers / Marianne Pade --
Thucydidean Modernities: History between Science and Art / Francisco Murari Pires.
Series Title: Brill's companions in classical studies.
Responsibility: edited by Antonios Rengakos and Antonis Tsakmakis.

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