• Title : History of the Peloponnesian War

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  • ISBN: 0140440399

  • Format Type: Paperback

  • Number of Pages: 648 pages


History of the Peloponnesian War Description

Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the long life and death struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling its author s ambitious claim Thucydides himself c.460 400 BC was an Athenian and achieved the rank of general in the earlier stages of the war He applied thereafter a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this factual record of a disastrous conflict..



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thumbnail Title: History of the Peloponnesian War
Author:Thucydides
ISBN :0140440399
ranting: 2.5
Reviewer: 84 Reviews
Description: Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the long life and death struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling its aut

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