History of the Peloponnesian War

History of the Peloponnesian War


By (author) Thucydides, Read by Neville Jason

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  • Format: CD-Audio | 6 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 142mm x 26mm | 222g
  • Publication date: 7 August 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Welwyn
  • ISBN 10: 1843795515
  • ISBN 13: 9781843795513
  • Edition: Abridged
  • Edition statement: Abridged edition

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Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War is one of the most famous, influential, and moving works of genuine history in our traditions. His brilliant account of the civil war among the Greeks redefined how we should analyse the past, driving a permanent wedge between accounts based on myth and folk traditions and those based on empirical investigation and a rational enquiry into human motives. The work is also a profoundly tragic illumination, not merely of the self-destructive events of the civil war, but also of the future course of human history.

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