Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War George Cawkwell

ISBN: 9780415164306

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Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War  by  George Cawkwell

Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War by George Cawkwell
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Understanding the history of Athens in the all important years of the second half of the fifth century BC is largely dependent on the legacy of the historian Thucydides. Previous scholarship has tended to view Thucydides account as infallible. ThisMoreUnderstanding the history of Athens in the all important years of the second half of the fifth century BC is largely dependent on the legacy of the historian Thucydides. Previous scholarship has tended to view Thucydides account as infallible. This book challenges that received wisdom, advancing 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.



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