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ISBN: 9780684827902 - Comp Gde Peloponnesian War C
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Comp Gde Peloponnesian War C

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B.HANSON, Victor Davis

ISBN: 9780684827902
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Simon & Schuster


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This revised edition of Richard Crawley's classic 1874 translation is enhanced with more than 100 maps, extensive annotations, brief biographies of important figures, and invaluable historical, political, and cultural background.

 

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Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta "possession 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.