Thucydides" Pentekontaetia and other essays

by W. Kendrick Pritchett

Publisher: J.C. Gieben in Amsterdam

Written in English
Cover of: Thucydides
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Places:

  • Athens (Greece),
  • Greece (History)

Subjects:

  • Thucydides.,
  • Athens (Greece) -- Politics and government.,
  • Greece (History) -- Athenian Supremacy, 479-431 B.C.

Edition Notes

StatementW. Kendrick Pritchett.
SeriesArchaia Hellas ;, v. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF229.T6 P75 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 279 p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL531172M
ISBN 109050634877
LC Control Number96107729
OCLC/WorldCa34299623

  Seventeenth Year of the War - The Sicilian Campaign - Affair of the Hermae - Departure of the Expedition []. 1 The same winter the Athenians resolved to sail again to Sicily, with a greater armament than that under Laches and Eurymedon, and, if possible, to conquer the island; most of them being ignorant of its size and of the number of its inhabitants, Hellenic . Thucydides and the Altar of Apollo Archēgetēs Oswyn Murray About forty years ago I gave a lecture in Oxford presenting a theory about the source of the dates for the foundation of the Sicilian colonies that are calculated from the early chapters of book 6 of Thucydides (Thuc. 6, ). The lecture was heard by a number of my colleagues, who seemed.   Peloponnesian War Essays (Examples) Filter results by: Number of pages pages pages pages pages pages . Thucydides gives some scant information about his own life in his History: he owned mines and had some influence in Thrace (), and suffered from the plague in Athens (). He also served as one of the board of ten elected Athenian generals in BCE, and was sent to defend the northern Greek city of Amphipolis from Spartan attack.

History of the Peloponnesian War - Book 8 Summary & Analysis Thucydides This Study Guide consists of approximately 49 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of History of the Peloponnesian War. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Thucydides. A Wikipedia article about this author is available.. Thucydides, contrib.: The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury (11 volumes; ), by Thomas Hobbes, also contrib. by Homer (Gutenberg texts); Thucydides: History of the Peloponnesian War, trans. by Richard Crawley (Gutenberg text) Thucydides, . The best advice that Thucydides’ work offers is clear, do not let emotions such as hubris, fear and honor drag you into a hegemonic war, and if war does occur, do not let these same emotions.   Lattimore's The Peloponnesian War challenges and may well supplant the currently popular translations of Rex Warner and Richard Crawley. The table of contents lists events and chapter numbers in detail, thoughtful and useful summaries introduce the eight books, and superb footnotes and a trenchant glossary accompany the text/5(K).

  Pericles' funeral oration is a speech written by Thucydides for his history of the Peloponnesian War. Pericles delivers the oration not only to bury the dead, but to praise democracy. Pericles, a great supporter of democracy, was a Greek leader and statesman during the Peloponnesian War. He was so important for Athens that his name defines the. CLAS A / COLI S / PHIL G / RHET Y. Persuasion in Ancient Greece. Andrew Scholtz, Instructor. TR SW Cultural and political meaning of persuasion in ancient Greece, esp. Athens. Lecture, discussion, papers, quizzes, oral reports. Course counts toward GenEd H humanities, J = C writing + O oral, PPL cognate. Students with special needs are . Full text of "Thucydides. With an English translation by Charles Forster Smith" See other formats.   If there is a single must-read for students of history, politics, warfare, and international relations, it is Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War, recounting the struggle between the empires of Athens and Sparta in the last three decades of the fifth century BCE. Its modern influence reached a peak — and has remained there ever since — in the second half .

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Pritchett, W. Thucydides' Pentekontaetia and Other Essays, Amsterdam: J. Gieben, From the publisher: In this book Professor Pritchett offers five original essays under the titles: Thucydides’ Pentekontaetia; Thucydides ; Diodoros’ Pentekontaetia; The Solar Year of Thucydides; Aetiology sans Topography.

Thucydides’ Pentekontaetia and Other Essays - Pritchett, W. Thucydides' Pentekontaetia and Other Essays, Amsterdam: J. Gieben, From the publisher: In this book Professor Pritchett offers five original essays under the titles: Thucydides’ Pentekontaetia; Thucydides ; Diodoros’ Pentekontaetia; The Solar Year of.

Thucydides' Pentekontaetia and other essays. [W Kendrick Pritchett] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. The Athenian empire (and surrounding areas) around BC Picture source. Pentecontaetia (Greek, "the period of fifty years") is the term used to refer to the period in Ancient Greek history between the defeat of the second Persian invasion of Greece at Plataea in BC and the beginning of the Peloponnesian War.

(from Wikipedia) So much for my word of the day I’m. 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 /5. Thucydides' Pentekontaetia and Other Essays by W. Pritchett,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Four original essays on Greek archives at the time of the Pentekontaetia, the cults at Hyampolis and the early Thessalo-Phokian war, Thucydides' campaign of Tanagra, and the Hypate-Kallion route through central Greece.

The book includes indexes, also covering Prof. Pritchett's previously published books 'Essays in Greek History' and 'Thucydides' Pentekontaetia and. - In Thucydides’, “The Peloponnesian War”, there is a specific passage that was rejected in antiquity and is still reject now by most modern scholars, book 3 paragraph It does seem, however, that this paragraph was added in by almost a want to-be Thucydides imitator because it seems to break his character.

Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War. STADTER, PHILIP, The Form and Content of Thucydides' Pentecontaetia (), Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, (Spring) p PHILIP A.

STADTER 37 This reading will be based on indications in the text itself, without preconceptions as to what Thucydides should have written or meant to write. Essays and criticism on Thucydides - Critical Essays. Thucydides c. / B.C.-c.

B.C. Greek historian. Thucydides' reputation as a primary historian of the. Thucydides non-fiction approach to history and his love of exact facts have given him this name. In his book History, Thucydides relates the facts of the Peloponnesian War with as much fact and truth as possible, unlike his contemporaries who used second hand word of mouth and myths to relate their details.

For this reason Thucydides is. chronology of the Pentekontaetia, which is barely relevant to the growth of Athenian power and Spartan fears, was a subject of special interes5 t to him. On the other hand, there do appear to me to be good reasons for believing the excursus to have been written when Thucydides was absent from Athens.

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). Why Study Thucydides Words | 5 Pages.

important to study Thucydides because Thucydides can help us to understand the way politics work in the world should come later – it is not an introduction to a whole paper – always assume your reader is not familiar with your topic In his book titled, The History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides brings to light.

BOOK II 1. AND now the war between the Athenians and Peloponnesians and the allies of both 1 actually began. Henceforward the struggle was uninterrupted, and they communicated with 2 one another only by heralds. The narrative is arranged according to summers and winters and follows the order of events.

Book 3 Summary and Analysis. In the summer of BC, the Peloponnesian army once again invades Attica. As usual the Athenians do not provide massed resistance; though the Peloponnesians destroy large expanses of crop land Athens is not adversely affected by this to a marked degree—her financial empire and sea power allow for continuous supply by sea.

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Chapter XVIII Seventeenth Year of the War - The Sicilian Campaign - Affair of the Hermae - Departure of the Expedition The same winter the Athenians resolved to sail again to Sicily, with a greater armament than that under Laches and Eurymedon, and, if possible, to conquer the island; most of them being ignorant of its size and of the number of its inhabitants, Hellenic 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.

It was at one time almost universally believed, and is still believed by some scholars, that Thucydides cannot have written his account of the Pentekontaetia before his Categories: Classics in Arts and Humanities.

Thucydides, greatest of ancient Greek historians and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the struggle between Athens and Sparta in the 5th century bc.

His work was the first recorded political and moral analysis of a nation’s war policies. All that is certainly known. Thucydides at His Best Essays Words | 6 Pages.

The true essence of human nature is seen during times of great hardships as can be seen comparing Pericles' Funeral Oration and the plague in Thucydides', The History of the Peloponnesian War.

Thucydides accounts for many different aspects of justice, power, and human nature through his text. Thucydides and Herodotus akribeia Alcibiades ancient Andrewes Antiphon Archaeology Archelaus arguments Aristotle Athenian empire Athens authorial behaviour Book viii Brasidas Chaonians Chapter Melian Dialogue modern moral Mytilene narrative Naupaktos Nikias numbers Oligarch Oxford passage Pausanias Peloponnesian Pentekontaetia.

Pritchett, W. Thucydides' Pentekontaetia and Other Essays. Archaia Hellas: Monographs in Ancient Greek History and Archaeology, 1. Archaia Hellas: Monographs in Ancient Greek History and Archaeology, 1. Fourth and Fifth Years of the War - Revolt of Mitylene [].

1 The next summer, just as the corn was getting ripe, the Peloponnesians and their allies invaded Attica under the command of Archidamus, son of Zeuxidamus, king of the Lacedaemonians, and sat down and ravaged the land; the Athenian horse as usual attacking them, wherever it was practicable.

Thucydides could listen to the teachings of Protagoras, Socrates, Herodotus, and other major intellectual and creative figures who lived in or visited Athens.

Little is known about Thucydides. Toward the end of his work, Thucydides demonstrates that flexible thinking about the city exacerbated the Athenians' civil war.

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