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Thucydides and the history of his age.

George Beardoe Grundy

Thucydides and the history of his age.

by George Beardoe Grundy

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thucydides,
  • Military art and science -- History,
  • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C,
  • Greece -- Economic conditions

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF229.T6 G
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17929783M
    LC Control Number50000819

      Historians argue among themselves whether Thucydides is a moralizing philosopher or, in a common phrase, “the first scientific historian.” What is radical about him, and gives him his unerring clear-sightedness, is that he is both. He understands morals, not as a set of arbitrary rules imposed or wished upon reality, but part of the fabric of reality itself, in the . The Hellenica is Xenophon’s continuation of Thucydides’ history of the Peloponnesian War, literally resuming from where the previous author’s history was abruptly left unfinished and narrating the events of the final seven years of the conflict and the war’s historians consider the Hellenica to be a personal work, written by Xenophon in retirement on his .

    Plutarch in his book, De gloria Atheniensium, saith of him thus: “Thucydides aimeth always at this; to make his auditor a spectator, and to cast his reader into the same passions that they were in that were beholders. The manner how Demosthenes arranged the Athenians on the rugged shore before Pylus; how Brasidas urged the steersman to run. In the first book of his History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides gave the background information for the conflict, culminating with Pericles' first speech in Athens. In book .

      The greatest of all Greek historians was the Athenian general Thucydides ( B.C.E.). Thucydides' classic work, "History Of The Peloponnesian War", provides us with the historical framework for 5th century Greece, a golden age of intellectual achievement and creativity rarely equaled in human history.5/5(5).   Pericles' funeral oration is a speech written by Thucydides for his history of the Peloponnesian War. Pericles delivers the oration not only to bury the dead, but to praise democracy. Pericles, a great supporter of democracy, was a Greek leader and statesman during the Peloponnesian War. He was so important for Athens that his name defines the.


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Oxford, Blackwell, Thucydides, greatest of ancient Greek historians and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the struggle between Athens and Sparta in the 5th century bc. His work was the first recorded political and moral analysis of a nation’s war policies.

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12, No. 2, Summer   The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: And so ended the second year in the Peloponnesian War of which Thucydides wrote the history.

In the following summer the Peloponnesians and their allies under the command of Archidamus the son of Zeuxidamus, the Lacedaemonian king, instead of invading Attica, made an expedition against Plataea.

Chapter I The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians, beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more worthy of relation than any that had preceded it.

This belief. Thucydides (c. B.C. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C.

war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of evidence /5. Let’s talk about the books you’ve chosen to better understand Thucydides and his time.

The first book on your list is by Vincent Azoulay, and it’s called Pericles of Athens. Pericles was a general, the leader we most associate with Athens’ golden age, but he ended up dying of plague before the end of the Peloponnesian War.

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(George Beardoe) Grundy. Materials for his biography are scanty, and the facts are of interest chiefly as aids to the appreciation of his life's labour, the History of the Peloponnesian War. The older view that he was probably born in or about B.C., is based on a passage of Aulus Gellius, who says that in Hellanicus "seems to have been" sixtyfive years of age.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Thucydides and the history of his age by Grundy, G. (George Beardoe), Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to :   The best overall study of the Peloponnesian War is Donald Kagan's book.

He dedicated his career to the deep study of this conflict and his book is a modern masterpiece. Reading Kagan is great preparation for taking on Thucydides. I would next recommend "The Landmark Edition of Thucydides". It is by far the best edition to read/5(32).

Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian War breaks off before the story is over. After detailing the armed conflict between the Athenians and the Spartans (and their respective allies) between and BCE, the eight-book text ends abruptly in the middle of a chapter as if, one day, the writer simply dropped his pen and left his desk, never to : Ancient-Origins.

The History of the Peloponnesian War By Thucydides Written B.C.E Translated by Richard Crawley and as a true lover of his country, now threatened by the greatest danger in its history, to hold up his hand on the do you endeavour still to advance them; understanding that neither youth nor old age can do anything the one without the.

The First Book. CHAPTER I. The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War. 1 THUCYDIDES, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians, beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more worthy of relation than any that had preceded it.

Thucydides - Thucydides - Character studies: Besides the political causes of the war, Thucydides was interested in and emphasized the conflict between two types of character: the ever-active, innovating, revolutionary, disturbing Athenians and the slower-moving, more cautious Peloponnesians, especially the Spartans, “not excited by success nor despairing in.

Summary. In this chapter Thucydides turns to the years immediately preceding the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in BCE. The first set of incidents he examines relates to the dispute between the cities of Corinth and Corcyra (modern Corfu. book intro the first book the second book the third book the fourth book the fifth book the sixth book the seventh book the eighth book chapter: To the right honorable Sir William Cavendish, Knight of the Bath, Baron of Hardwick, and Earl of Devonshire TO THE READERS On the life and history of Thucydides.

Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian War breaks off before the story is over. After detailing the armed conflict between the Athenians and the Spartans (and their respective allies) between Author: Julia Kindt. Thucydides (c. / - / BCE) was an Athenian general who wrote the contemporary History of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, which lasted from BCE to r, Thucydides' History was never finished, and as such, ends mid-sentence in the winter of BCE.

The History was divided into 13 separate books by later .