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The mind of Thucydides

Author: Jacqueline de Romilly; Elizabeth Rawlings; Hunter R Rawlings; Jeffrey S Rusten
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2012.
Series: Cornell studies in classical philology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in France in 1956 and now available in English for the first time, this narratological analysis of Thucydides's "History of the Peloponnesian War" highlights the power and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Thucydides.; Thucydides; Thucydides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacqueline de Romilly; Elizabeth Rawlings; Hunter R Rawlings; Jeffrey S Rusten
ISBN: 9780801450631 0801450632
OCLC Number: 794556209
Awards: Winner of 2013 Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: xviii, 195 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Narrative methods --
Battle accounts: analysis and narration --
The antithetical speeches --
Investigating the past: the "archaeology."
Series Title: Cornell studies in classical philology.
Other Titles: Histoire et raison chez Thucydide.
Responsibility: Jacqueline de Romilly ; translated by Elizabeth Trapnell Rawlings ; edited and with an introduction by Hunter R. Rawlings III and Jeffrey S. Rusten.
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