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The life and times of Thucydides

Author: Jim Whiting
Publisher: Hockessin, Del. : Mitchell Lane Publishers, ©2009.
Series: Biography from ancient civilizations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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A biography of Thucydides with special attention paid to his work "History of the Peloponnesian war."
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Thucydides; Thucydides.; Thucydides.; Thucydides.; Thucydides.
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Whiting
ISBN: 9781584156987 1584156988
OCLC Number: 227328663
Description: 48 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Surrender at Syracuse --
Fyinfo: the rise of Athens --
The prelude to war --
Fyinfo: Athens --
The elephant and the whale --
Fyinfo: Pericles' funeral oration and Gettysburg --
The cost of overconfidence --
Fyinfo: Euripides --
The end of the war --
Fyinfo: Socrates and Greek political beliefs.
Series Title: Biography from ancient civilizations.
Responsibility: Jim Whiting.
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A biography of Thucydides with special attention paid to his work "History of the Peloponnesian war."

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