The eighth book of Thucydides

by Thucydides

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  • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C.
  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with introduction, commentary and critical notes by T.G. Tucker.
    SeriesClassical series
    ContributionsTucker, T. G. 1859-1946.
    LC ClassificationsPA4452 A38 1892
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 323 p. --
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17337536M

The eighth books opens that last chapter of the struggle which is known as the "Decelean" or "Ionian" War, and breaks off abruptly-in the middle of a sentence, indeed-in the year The principal reason against believing that the division into eight books was made by Thucydides himself is the fact that a different division, into thirteen. The first book of Thucydides is a compact masterpiece. Here he sets up the conditions that led to the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in B.C. With great economy, he analyzes the origins of large-scale wars; integrates a sketch of the historical background into the larger thematic threads of. Thucydides, book 3 [Thucydides.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The digital images were cleaned and prepared for printing through automated processes. Thucydides traces the development of Athenian power through the growth of the Athenian empire in the years BC to BC in book one of the History (–). The legitimacy of the empire is explored in several passages, notably in the speech at –78, where an anonymous Athenian legation defends the empire on the grounds that it was.

Get this from a library! History of the Peloponnesian War. [Thucydides; Rex Warner; M I Finley] -- Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the long life-and-death struggle between Athens an Sparta stands an excellent chance of .   This book includes Pericles's years' truce which was entered into after the conquest of Euboea lasted fourteen years. In the fifteenth, in the forty-eighth year of the priestess-ship of Chrysis at Argos, in the ephorate of Aenesias at Sparta, in the last month but two of the archonship of Pythodorus at Athens, and six months after the. History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides BOOK VI DURING the same winter the Athenians conceived a desire of sending another expedition to Sicily, larger than those commanded by Laches and Eurymedon. 1 They hoped to conquer the island.   The foregoing passages are rendered more disconcerting when the author immediately () moves to a discussion of the problems relating to the very different form and approach of Thucydides' eighth book. The passage has a speculative approach like that of the other biographical material.

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Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt: again he would naturally take these ships with him, and in fact 6 of them (v.

preceding note) have already been : Thucydides. If any revolt from the King, they shall be the enemies of the Lacedaemonians and their allies. And if any revolt from the Lacedaemonians and their allies, they shall be the enemies of the King in like manner.

This was the alliance. After this the Chians immediately manned ten more vessels and sailed for Anaia. Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Thomas Hobbes, The eighth book of Thucydides book. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") SECOND BOOK THE THIRD BOOK THE FOURTH BOOK THE FIFTH BOOK THE SIXTH BOOK THE SEVENTH BOOK THE EIGHTH BOOK chapter: chapter 1 Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Speech of the Corcyraean ambassadors at Athens.

Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War Thomas Hobbes, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") book intro THE FIRST BOOK THE SECOND BOOK THE THIRD BOOK THE FOURTH BOOK THE FIFTH BOOK THE SIXTH BOOK THE SEVENTH BOOK THE EIGHTH BOOK chapter: chapter 1.

There is Thucydides a Pharsalian, mentioned in the eighth book of this history; who was public host of the Athenians in Pharsalus, and chancing to be at Athens at the time that the government of the four hundred began to go down, by his interposition and persuasion kept asunder the factions then arming themselves, that they fought not in the city to the ruin of the commonwealth.

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Book Eight marks a significant shift in the geographic focus of events within the text. The Athenian defeat and rout at Syracuse effectively removes Sicily and Italy from further significance within the text.

Thucydides (c. B.C. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, The eighth book of Thucydides book recounts the 5th century B.C.

war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of evidence /5.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The book was written by Thucydides while in exile during the war and his based on his research as well as his first hand observations of many of the key debates and votes in the Athens council.

This book by Donald Kagan is not so much a biography of Thucydides as it is a critical analysis of Thucydides' history/5. The next winter, Tissaphernes, after he had put a garrison into Iasus, came to Miletus; and for one month's pay, which was promised on his part at Lacedaemon, he gave unto the soldiers through the whole fleet after an Attic drachma a man by the day.

But for the rest of the time he would pay but three oboles till he had asked the king's pleasure; and if the king commanded it. book intro the first book the second book the third book the fourth book the fifth book the sixth book the seventh book the eighth book.

Chapter five deals with Thucydides' two judgments on Alcibiades and the Sicilian expedition. At the start of book six Thucydides says the expedition was a doomed product of the foolish greed of the Athenian demos, egged on by Alcibiades. But in a postscript at Thucydides asserts that the expedition failed because of poor support from home.5/5(1).

Books by Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War. $ - $ On Justice, Power and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War.

$ - $ History of the Peloponnesian War: Bk (Loeb Classical Library) Out of Stock. History of the Peloponnesian War, Bk.

Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War. Thucydides was an Ancient Greek historian and author and his book " History of the Peloponnesian War" recounts the 5th Century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year BC.

Based on the style of his text, Thucydides has been called the Father of the school of political realism, 5/5(3). Nineteenth and Twentieth Years of the War - Revolt of Ionia - Intervention of Persia - The War in Ionia 1 When the news was brought to Athens, for a long while they disbelieved even the most respectable of the soldiers who had themselves escaped from the scene of action and clearly reported the matter.

THE LIFE OF THUCYDIDES by Marcellinus Translated by W.B. Allen Thucydides, an Athenian, was the child of Olorus, 1 and his own family was Thracian because Olorus, his father, also had a name from Thrace. He was descended from the family of Miltiades.

For on the spot where Miltiades is entombed near Koilei, there also has Thucydides been Size: 87KB. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thucydides. Eighth book of Thucydides' history. London: Macmillan, (OCoLC) CLAS A / COLI S / PHIL G / RHET Y.

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Create. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thucydides. Eighth book of Thucydides. London, New York, Macmillan and Co., (OCoLC) Librivox recording of The History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides. Read by Librivox volunteers The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens) in the 5th Century BC.

It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian. Thucydides (c. B.C. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C. war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C.

Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of evidence-gathering and analysis in terms of /5. Short Bibliography on Thucydides.

Created by Lowell Edmunds of RUTGERS UNIVERSITY The Eighth Book of Thucydides. London: Macmillan. Selections. Nagy, Blaise. Thucydides Reader: Annotated Passages from Books I-VIII of the Histories.

Newburyport MA: Focus. Text. The best overall study of the Peloponnesian War is Donald Kagan's book. He dedicated his career to the deep study of this conflict and his book is a modern masterpiece.

Reading Kagan is great preparation for taking on Thucydides. I would next recommend "The Landmark Edition of Thucydides". It is by far the best edition to read/5(32). History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume II: Books (Loeb Classical Library) Hardcover – January 1, by Thucydides (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thucydides Page.

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/5(20). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Eight bookes of the Peloponnesian Warre by Thucydides; Hobbes, Thomas, Publication date Topics Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, B.C PublisherPages:   Book 4.

Book 5 → — Seventh Year Seventh and Eighth Years of the War - End of Corcyraean Revolution - Peace of Gela Thus the winter ended, and with it ended the seventh year of this war of which Thucydides is the historian.

52 In first days of the next summer there was an eclipse of the sun at the time of new moon, and in the early. Thucydides (thōōsĬd´Ĭdēz), c–c BC, Greek historian of Athens, one of the greatest of ancient family was partly Thracian. As a general in the Peloponnesian War he failed ( BC) to prevent the surrender of the city of Amphipolis to the Spartan commander Brasidas and was exiled until the end of the war.

He thus had opportunity to acquaint himself with both. 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 ered essential reading for generals, statesmen, and liberally educated citizens for more than 2, years, The Peloponnesian War is a mine of military, moral, political, and /5(16).History, especially in the eighth book, upon information derived, directly or indirectly, from Alcibiades is, in its simplest form, not less than a century old.

It is not, as seems now to be very commonly implied,1) a product of the last thirty years. In T. Fellner maintained that in the eighth book, especially VIII and The First Book.

CHAPTER I. The State of Greece from the earliest Times to the Commencement of the Peloponnesian War. 1 THUCYDIDES, an Athenian, wrote the history of the war between the Peloponnesians and the Athenians, beginning at the moment that it broke out, and believing that it would be a great war and more worthy of relation than any that had preceded it.