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Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War Book II

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The second book of Thucydides' history is of particular literary interest, containing as it does such important sections as the funeral oration, the account of the plague at Athens and the obituary of Pericles. Professor Rusten's commentary aims to assist the students to learn to read Thucydides. It scrutinises not only the standard historical context but also the literary and philosophical one, and devotes special attention to the exceptionally complex structures and techniques of language which make Thucydides the most ...

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Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War Book II 1989, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521339292

Greek, Modern (1453- )

Trade paperback

Thucydides: The Peloponnesian War Book II 1989, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521326650

Greek, Modern (1453- )

Hardcover