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PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Θουκυδίδης Thoukydídēs was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War which recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year 411 BC Thucydides has been dubbed the father of scientific history due to his strict standards of evidence gathering and analysis in terms of cause and effect without reference to intervention by the gods as outlined in his introduction to his workHe has also been called the father of the school of political realism which views the relations between nations as based on might rather than right His classical text is still studied at advanced military colleges worldwide and the Melian dialogue remains a seminal work of international relations theoryMore generally Thucydides showed an interest in developing an understanding of human nature to explain behaviour in such crises as plague genocide as practised against the Melians and civil war Excerpted from

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  1. Jan-Maat Jan-Maat says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDFTowards the end of this book I had a flashback of watching an episode of Mastermind in the 80s the contestant had chosen the Spartan military as their specialist subject was asked being asked by Magnus Magnusson th


  2. Jim Jim says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDFWhat I love about the best ancient Greek literature is how startlingly modern it could be This is particularly true of Euripides whom I regard as a 21st century dramatist and The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides The accounts of the Corcycran revolution the so called Melian Dialogue in which Athens shows itself to be somewhat less enlightened than r


  3. Roy Lotz Roy Lotz says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDF It has been said that Earthling civilization so far has created ten thousand wars but only three intelligent commentaries on war—the commentaries of Thucydides of Julius Caesar and of Winston Niles Rutherfoord —Kurt Vonnegut The Sirens of TitanSome years ago I waded through the Barnes Noble edition of Herodotus’ Histories It was one of the most painful reading experiences of my life I blame 95% of this on the translator GC Macaulay who broke new ground in dry prolix knotty prose The final result was to make Herodotus’ narrative—already full to the brim with digressions and asides—into a tangled mess that gave me a never ending headache However Donald Lateiner’s introduction to that edition was so good that I was left wanting to read of him So when I found out that the B N edition of Thucydides’ famous history also featured an introduction by that scholar I picked up a copy But the memory of the pain wrought by Hero


  4. Elie F Elie F says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDF Courage in the face of reality ultimately distinguishes such natures as Thucydides and Plato Plato is a coward in the face of reality conseuently he flees into the ideal; Thucydides has himself under control conseuently he retains control over things Nietzsche Twilight of the Idols


  5. Smiley Smiley says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDF35 starsFinally I could finish reading this book after many intervals of being content with what I knew I didn’t claim I enjoyed all of eight book Thucydides’s account Compared to the other history classic of similar stature Herodotus’s “The Histories” translated


  6. Joaco Joaco says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDFThis book is impossible to review but I still wanted to give my opinion on this as I try to do with every outstanding book I come across I mean impossible because this book is the co


  7. Bettie Bettie says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDFBABThttpwwwbbccoukprogrammesb05s2pbmDescription 'My work is not a piece of writing designed to meet the taste of an immediate public but was done to last for ever' ThucydidesAncient Greek historian Thucydides' spellbinding first hand account chronicles the devastating 27 year long


  8. Phoenix2 Phoenix2 says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDFThe Peloponnesian War is something that historicly interests me the most from the ancient greek history so this book was something that I've read with ease In addition the writing is uite understandable and easy to follow


  9. Kenny Kenny says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDFI need stars Thucydides is the man In 1947 George Marshall doubted seriously whether a man can think with full wisdom and with deep convictions regarding certain of the basic issues today without having read this book The parallels between the Cold War and the Peloponnesian War as T describes it are certainly striking My two favorite sections of this book are the civil war in Corcyra which T describes as representative of many civil wars going on in the Aegean at the time and which he would not be at all surprised to learn was a pretty good description also of many 20th century internecine conflicts; and the siege of PlataeaThe sociological insight of the Corcyra section is breathtaking as T describes the values of a society crumbling as its citizens adapt to the dema


  10. Erik Graff Erik Graff says:

    PDF weplayit.co ç Ἱστορίαι eBook ê Ἱστορίαι free, Ἱστορίαι PDFFor over three years I was a history major at Grinnell College In the junior year only one course reuirement remained historiography a course taught by only one faculty member That was fine by me until we got to Augustine's City of God which at the time I thought was absolutely crazy and


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