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Speeches from Thucydides

by Thucydides

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Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtr. into English for the use of students; with an introd. and notes by Henry Musgrave Wilkins
    ContributionsWilkins, Henry Musgrave, 1823-1887
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlviii, 255 p.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14413519M

    Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War. 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 the.

    Thucydides: The rise of the Athenian empire, from Thucydides, Book I. (London, New York, Macmillan, ), also by F. H. Colson (page images at HathiTrust) Thucydides: The rise of the Athenian Empire from Thucydides Book I. (London, Macmillan, ), ed. by Francis Henry Colson (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). E-Book $ Amazon Kindle In this collection of nine essays, a group of internationally known classicists examine from a variety of viewpoints the speeches that Thucydides inserted into the history of the Peloponnesian War.

    Hermocrates and Thucydides: Rhetoric, Policy, and the Speeches in Thucydides' History C. M. FAUBER Hermocrates, the Syracusan politician and general, was an important actor in Thucydides' account of the middle years of the Peloponnesian War. Hermo crates' opposition to Athenian diplomatic efforts—first at . Speeches from Thucydides, ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller Rating: % positive.


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Speeches from Thucydides by Thucydides Download PDF EPUB FB2

The absence of speeches in the Eighth Book has been reckoned among the proofs that this book had not received the author's last touches. There can be no doubt that Thucydides was prevented by death from completing or revising the Eighth Book []: but if his general practice is considered, the argument from the absence of speeches will appear.

Speeches play an important role in Thucydides' History, but remember: it is the historian who has set down these speeches in writing; he had no written originals from which to work.

How close they are to the presumed originals (what Pericles and the others actually said), or even if they are close at all, remains a thorny issue, and one beyond. How to Think about War presents the most influential and compelling of these speeches in an elegant new translation by classicist Johanna Hanink, accompanied by an enlightening introduction, informative headnotes, and the original Greek Speeches from Thucydides book facing pages.

The result is an ideally accessible introduction to Thucydides’s long and challenging History. 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 Speeches from Thucydides book 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.

The Speeches of Pericles. Thucydides. Ungar Publishing Company, - Greece - 68 pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. Thucydides pursued a political career under Pericles and served as a general in the Great Peloponnesian War of b.c. His subsequent exile for failure to prevent a.

Speeches of Thucydides y First edition Edition. by H. Harding (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Author: H. Harding. Students: this page contains a somewhat detailed outline of the Thuc. 1, a list of "purple passages" in bks.and a roster of some speeches in the book, and finally a very rough outline of books Use it as you wish; download, expand, add details; print and take notes on it; whatever.

Of the speeches, the most famous is the funeral oration of Pericles, which is found in Book Two. Thucydides undoubtedly heard some of these speeches himself while. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thucydides.

Speeches from Thucydides. London, Longmans, (OCoLC) Online version. But to be honest: Thucydides brings a boring story: he just gives a sequence of facts; no dramatic depth, no psychological dimension in the speeches, emphasis on the military events.

I also was a bit disappointed by his so-called objectivity: Book 1 is slightly anti-Athenian (imperialism), book 2 light pro-Athenian (Pericles)/5. “This slim, elegant book punches well above its weight, with striking, lucid translations of key speeches from Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian artfully curated ancient texts within these pages speak with prescience and complexity to the precarious moment in which we now live/5(16).

“The Athenian speeches rendered by Thucydides may well be dazzling for their displays of rhetoric, but it is easy to forget that the deliberations held in the framework of Athens’ renowned and radical democracy resulted in policies that led to the loss of innumerable lives and to the collapse of Athens’ empire after little more than half.

Pericles' Funeral Oration is a famous speech from Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War. The speech was delivered by Pericles, an eminent Athenian politician, at the end of the first year of the Peloponnesian War (– BC) as a part of the annual public funeral for the war dead.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thucydides. Speeches from Thucydides. London: Longmans, Green, (OCoLC)   A fragment of the fourth book of the History of the Peloponnesian War. the speeches in Thucydides’ History as the failure of an otherwise truthful and authoritative narrator.

translation Author: Julia Kindt. Ancient History Sourcebook: Thucydides (c/c BCE): Pericles' Funeral Oration from the Peloponnesian War (Book ) This famous speech was given by the Athenian leader Pericles after the first battles of the Peloponnesian war. Funerals after such battles were public rituals and Pericles used the occasion to make a classic.

thucydides: the history of the peloponnesian war summary april orwell 11 comments book chapter the state of greece from the earliest times to the.

In the Debate at Sparta, Thucydides is clearly trying to show how different the Spartans and the Athenians are from each other. During the three speeches of the section, he sets up a dichotomy with one faction on one side and the other faction on the other. THUCYDIDES CONTENT AND FORM of the speeches.

My argument rests predominantly on a careful reexam-ination of the strict sense of Thucydides' Greek expressions themselves; it is also informed, however, by reference to a very suggestive passage from Republic ce, where Plato discusses at length the dynamics.

Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Home Collections/Texts Perseus Catalog Research Grants Open Source About Help. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book.

THE SPEECHES IN ACTS* SIMON J. KISTEMAKER Reformed Theological Seminary Jackson, MS About half of the Book of Acts consists of speeches, discourses, and letters. Counting both the short and the long addresses, we number at least 26 speeches that are made by either apostles and Christian leaders or by non-Christians (Jews and Gentiles).File Size: 85KB.

The greatest of all Greek historians was the Athenian general Thucydides ( B.C.E.). Thucydides' classic work, "History Of The Peloponnesian War", provides us with the historical framework for 5th century Greece, a golden age of intellectual achievement and creativity rarely equaled in human history.5/5(5).

The history of Thucydides: newly translated into English, and illustrated with very copious annotations, exegetical, philological, historical and geographical, almost entirely original, but partly selected, translated, and arranged, from the best commentators, historians, &c.: prefixed, is an entirely new life of Thucydides, with a memoir on the state of Greece, civil and military, at the.