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The Landmark Thucydides : A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War



Paperback. Pub Date :1998-09-28 Pages: 752 Language: English Publisher: The Free Press 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 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….


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