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The Landmark Thucydides

A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War

The Landmark Thucydides( )
Editor: Strassler, Robert B.
Introduction by: Hanson, Victor Davis
ISBN:978-1-4165-9087-3
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta "a possession for all time," and indeed it is the first and still the 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. However, this classic book has long presented...
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Book Details
Pages:752
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / Ancient
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.375 x 9.25 x 2 Inches
Book Weight:3.225 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Victor Davis Hanson is the military historian who is a professor of classics at California State University, Fresno. He has written several popular books on classic warfare, including "The Other Greeks", "Who Killed Homer?", & "The Western Way of War". He lives in Selma, California.

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