The Landmark Thucydides

Chronicles two decades of war between Athens and Sparta.

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  • Author : Thucydides
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 713 pages
  • ISBN : 1416590870
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 16 reviews
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The Landmark Thucydides

The Landmark Thucydides
  • Author : Robert B. Strassler
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 10 September 1998
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Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possssion for all time,” and indeed it is the first and still most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2,000 years, The Peloponnesian War is a mine of military, moral, political, and philosophical wisdom. Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta “a possssion for all time,” and

The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika

The Landmark Xenophon's Hellenika
  • Author : Robert B. Strassler
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 15 November 2010
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"Covering the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic period during which the alliances among Athens, Sparta, Thebes, Persia, and other states were in constant flux ... Beautifully illustrated, heavily annotated, and filled with detailed, clear maps, this edition gives us a new, authoritative, and completely accessible translation by John Marincola, and a comprehensive introduction by David Thomas. This is also the only edition of Xenophon's Hellennika that contains relevant passages from the contemporary histories of Ephorus/Diodorus Siculus

The Landmark Arrian

The Landmark Arrian
  • Author : James S. Romm
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 17 May 2022
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During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those conquests is the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the ancient world. --from publisher description

Thucydides Reader

Thucydides Reader
  • Author : Blaise Nagy
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 01 March 2012
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An annotated and illustrated Thucydides reader containing passages from books I-VIII of the Histories with introductory material for all eight books of the Histories, commentary and grammatical notes. This book is a standard text for any college course in reading Thucydides in Greek. It is also suitable for post-intermediate, secondary school students who want to tackle the works of a popular but challenging author.

The Peloponnesian War

The Peloponnesian War
  • Author : Thucydides,Steven Lattimore
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 13 March 1998
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Presents an English translation of the Greek text which provides an account of the people and events involved in the long, fifth-century conflict between Athens and Sparta, and includes notes, a glossary, and other resources.

The Landmark Julius Caesar

The Landmark Julius Caesar
  • Author : Kurt A. Raaflaub,Robert B. Strassler
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release : 17 May 2022
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"The Landmark Julius Caesar is the definitive edition of the complete works of Julius Caesar, offering an unprecedented view into the life and career of one of the greatest statesmen and military commanders in the ancient world. Between 58 and 50 B.C., Caesar led his army to twice invade Britain and conquer most of the land that is now France, Belgium, and Switzerland. The Gallic War, Caesar's firsthand account of his campaigns, offers a record of his travels and insights into

Thucydides

Thucydides
  • Author : Donald Kagan
  • Publisher : Viking Adult
  • Release : 17 May 2022
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A Yale professor's reassessment of the life and contributions of the ancient revisionist historian places him in a context of his time, citing the pivotal influence of his refusal to credit the gods or individuals with the societal events documented in The Peloponnesian War.

Thucydides

Thucydides
  • Author : Perez Zagorin
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 09 February 2009
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This book is a concise, readable introduction to the Greek author Thucydides, who is widely regarded as one of the foremost historians of all time. Why does Thucydides continue to matter today? Perez Zagorin answers this question by examining Thucydides' landmark History of the Peloponnesian War, one of the great classics of Western civilization. This history, Zagorin explains, is far more than a mere chronicle of the conflict between Athens and Sparta, the two superpowers of Greece in the fifth

On Justice, Power, and Human Nature

On Justice, Power, and Human Nature
  • Author : Thucydides,Paul Woodruff
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 17 May 1993
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Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts from The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides' political theory--famous as well as important but lesser-known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Newly translated into spare, vigorous English, and situated within a connective narrative framework, Woodruff’s selections will be of special interest to instructors in political theory and Greek civilization. Includes maps, notes, glossary.

Thucydides

Thucydides
  • Author : Thucydides,Jeremy Mynott
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 28 March 2013
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A new translation of Thucydides, a foundational text in the history of Western political thought, with extensive student reference material.

A War Like No Other

A War Like No Other
  • Author : Victor Davis Hanson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 30 November 2011
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One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our most urgent modern concerns to create his most engrossing work to date, A War Like No Other. Over the course of a generation, the Hellenic city-states of Athens and Sparta fought a bloody conflict that resulted in the collapse of Athens and the end

The Complete Works of Julius Caesar

The Complete Works of Julius Caesar
  • Author : Julius Julius Caesar
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 06 January 2018
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This a presentation of the works of Julius Caesar in English translation. This includes his Gallic Wars and Civil Wars, plus three shorter works. Beyond its importance as a source document for military and Roman history, Caesar's clean prose style has long made his Gallic Wars the text of choice for second-year Latin. It is also of interest because of his first-hand observations of the Celtic tribes that he was waging war on. For instance, Book 6 contains a long passage

Lords of the Sea

Lords of the Sea
  • Author : John R. Hale
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 14 May 2009
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The epic true story of Themistocles and the Battle of Salamis, and a rousing history of the world's first dominant navy and the towering empire it built The Athenian Navy was one of the finest fighting forces in the history of the world. It engineered a civilization, empowered the world's first democracy, and led a band of ordinary citizens on a voyage of discovery that altered the course of history. With Lords of the Sea, renowned archaeologist John R. Hale