History of the Peloponnesian War. by Thucydides; Warner Publisher Harmondsworth, Eng., Baltimore] Penguin Books. Collection americana. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Thucydides. Penguin Books Limited, Feb 28, – History – pages He took a small part in the Peloponnesian War when it broke out in BC.
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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The author also gives his opinion from o to time, but he doesn’t judge whether an action is good or evil: Of course, you might think that the subject is trivial to you. Thucydides exhibits a deep understanding of politics. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
The introduction to this edition also highlights that the author sometimes made up some of the speeches from the data he hadand was present when others were pronounced. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device warber. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Rex Warner was a Professor of the University of Connecticut from until his retirement in He was born in and went to Wadham College, Oxford, where he gained a “first” in Classical Moderations, and took a degree in English Literature.
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Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Thucydides doesn’t follow the easy path; instead, he searches those causes in human nature, and in power.
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As an exile, he traveled freely during two hhe decades of the war and spoke to witnesses on both sides. Rex Warner was a Professor of the University of Connecticut from until his retirement in He was born in and went to Wadham College, Oxford, where he gained a “first” in Classical Moderations, and took a degree in English Literature.
It is rather astonishing how objective this Athenian was when he analyzed the war, and all that happened immediately before it.
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I was especially taken aback by how well he expresses his ideas regarding waener fact that “power makes right” in the Melian debate. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. See all reviews. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get to Know Us. The secret of this was their general extraordinary success, which made them confuse their strength with their hopes.