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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 online I.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : 5.25 in. disc : Document : 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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Additional Physical Format: Brill's companion to Thucydides [Texte imprimé] / edited by Antonios Rengakos and Antonis Tsakmakis
Leiden : Brill, 2006
1 vol. (XIX-947 p.)
90-04-13683-5
(ABES)111717442
Named Person: Thucydides.; Thucydide; Thucydide
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antonios Rengakos; Antonis Tsakmakis
ISBN: 9789047404842 904740484X
OCLC Number: 869865457
Notes: Numérisation de l'édition de Leiden, Boston : Brill, 2006.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Nécessite un lecteur de fichier PDF.
Series Title: Brill's companions in classical studies online I.
Responsibility: edited by Antonios Rengakos and Antonis Tsakmakis.

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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 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. The volume aims to provide a survey of current trends in Thucydidean studies which will be of interest to all students of ancient history.

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