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The landmark Thucydides : a comprehensive guide to the Peloponnesian War

Author: ThucydidesRobert B StrasslerRichard CrawleyAlan L BoegeholdPaul CartledgeAll authors
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2008. ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Newly revised editionView all editions and formats
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This revised edition of Richard Crawley's classic 1874 translation is enhanced with more than 100 maps, extensive annotations, brief biographies of important figures, and invaluable historical,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thucydides; Thucydides.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thucydides; Robert B Strassler; Richard Crawley; Alan L Boegehold; Paul Cartledge; Victor Davis Hanson; Nicolle Hirschfeld; William F Wyatt; Gregory Crane; Thomas R Martin
ISBN: 0684827905 9780684827902
OCLC Number: 301238779
Notes: "A newly revised edition of the Richard Crawley translation with maps, annotations, appendices, and encyclopedic index."
Description: xxxiii, 713 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Victor Davis Hanson --
Book One --
Book Two --
Book Three --
Book Four --
Book Five --
Book Six --
Book Seven --
Book Eight --
Epilogue : theaters of operation in the Peloponnesian War --
Appendices --
The Athenian government in Thucydides / Alan L. Boegehold --
The Athenian empire in Thucydides / Alan L. Boegehold --
Spartan institutions in Thucydides / Paul Cartledge --
The Peloponnesian league in Thucydides / Paul Cartledge --
The Persians in Thucydides / Robert B. Strassler --
Land warfare in Thucydides / Victor Davis Hanson --
Trireme warfare in Thucydides / Nicolle Hirschfeld --
Dialects and ethnic groups in Thucydides / William F. Wyatt --
Religious festivals in Thucydides / Gregory Crane --
Classical Greek currency in Thucydides / Thomas R. Martin --
Calendars and dating systems in Thucydides / Thomas R. Martin.
Other Titles: History of the Peloponnesian War.
Responsibility: edited by Robert B. Strassler ; with an introduction by Victor Davis Hanson.

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David Denby"Los Angeles Times"A magnificent edition of the great historian's "The Peloponnesian War." Paul A. Rahne"The Washington Times"Without question, this is the finest edition of Thueydides Read more...

 
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