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Chance and intelligence in Thucydides

Author: Lowell Edmunds
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1975.
Series: Loeb classical monographs.
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Genre/Form: History
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Edmunds, Lowell.
Chance and intelligence in Thucydides.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1975
(OCoLC)564464902
Named Person: Thucydides.; Pericles; Thucydide.; Périclès; Pericles; Thucydides.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lowell Edmunds
ISBN: 0674107403 9780674107403
OCLC Number: 1311708
Notes: A rewriting of the author's thesis.
Description: 243 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The first speech of Pericles (1.140-144) --
The speech in oratio obliqua (2.13) --
The funeral oration (2.35-46) --
The third speech of Pericles (2.60-64) --
Comparison of the Perclean with certain traditional concepts of the city --
The Corinthians' analysis of the difference between Sparta and Athens --
Archidamus' analysis and defense of the Spartan constitution --
Spartan analysis of success and failure --
The Spartan character of Nicias --
The technical character of Thucydides' methodology --
Tyche in history.
Series Title: Loeb classical monographs.
Responsibility: Lowell Edmunds.

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