Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War
Psychology Press, 1997 - 162 sider
Understanding the history of Athens in the all important years of the second half of the fifth century B.C. is largely dependent on the work of the historian Thucydides. Previous scholarship has tended to view Thucydides' account as infallible.
This book challenges that received wisdom, advancing original and controversial views of Thucydides' account of the Peloponnesian War; his misrepresentation of Alcibiades and Demosthenes; his relationship with Pericles; and his views on the Athenian Empire.
Cawkwell's comprehensive analysis of Thucydides and his historical writings is persuasive, erudite and an immensely valuable addition to the scholarship and criticism of a rich and popular period of Greek history.
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THUCYDIDES AND THE STRATEGY OF
THUCYDIDES PERICLES AND THE RADICAL
THUCYDIDES ALCIBIADES AND THE WEST
THUCYDIDES AND THE EMPIRE
A note on the socalled Financial Decrees
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