An XML version of this text is available for download, Oxford University Press; 1st edition (December 30, 2010), Reviewed in the United States on October 31, 2011. A commentary on Thucydides 3, Books 5.25-8.109.\" ; Export to EndNote / Reference Manager(non-Latin), http:\/\/\/oclc\/315578353>. 89 The next summer the Peloponnesians and their allies set out to invade Attica under the command of Agis, son of … 4) the beginning of the ripening of the corn. Book 3 Summary. Please try again. Πελοποννήσιοι καὶ οἱ ξύμμαχοι: designation for the whole Peloponnesian alliance, as in c. 26.1, 4; ii. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License. Buy A Commentary on Thucydides: Volume I: Books I - III: Books 1-3 Vol 1 New Ed by Hornblower, Simon (ISBN: 9780198150992) from Amazon's Book Store. ἅμα τῷ σίτῳ ἀκμάζοντι: indicates more sharply than τοῦ σίτου ἀκμάζοντος (ii. 1 Human Nature 3 Hobbes 4 Thucydides 27 A Comparison of Hobbes and Thucydides on Human Nature 63 Ch. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Marchant, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3 First Entry: θέρους —Thuc. Though Augustinian realism shares with…, Review: Realists have dominated the postwar study of international politics, but they have not always taken seriously the problems of realism as a moral theory. Full search The essayists include: William C. West…, From the Preface: These articles concern what, thirty years ago, seemed two chief uncertainties surrounding Thucydides’ History. 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Marchant. In the first thorough exploration of the relation between these two…, Overview: Thucydides has been found guilty of indifference toward financial matters without a consideration of all the evidence. c. 2.1, and see on ii. Copyright © 2001-2020 OCLC. Pouncey gives us an amazing reading of Thucydides’ amazing reading of the confused experience of wartime events. History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides. Summary: “Revolt of Mytilene, 428-7 BC” (Chapters 1-35) ... Thucydides believes Mytilene had the upper hand but lacked confidence. You can easily create a free account. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. 421-411 BC (Books 5.25 to 8.109). Od. Learn more ››. Published in German in 1966 as Thukydides: Die Stellung des Menschen im geschichtlichen Prozess, it has,…. As a global organization, we, like many others, recognize the significant threat posed by the coronavirus. The E-mail Address(es) you entered is(are) not in a valid format. Please enter recipient e-mail address(es). Would you also like to submit a review for this item? Marchant. This title is available as an ebook. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. E.C. Book 3. The E-mail Address(es) field is required. From the publisher: Peter Pouncey presents for us and for the gods the mind of Thucydides as an historian and writer. The subject field is required. Don't have an account? 1909. 1; iv. Lisa Kallet…, Overview: The Peloponnesian War, which destroyed imperial Athens and ultimately Sparta as well, continues to fascinate students of history, politics, and human nature. Hobbes argues that the desire for security is the most reliable and rational desire of our nature, and the state…, From the publisher: In the post-Cold War era, we have lost the clarity that once characterized our vision of international conflict. You may send this item to up to five recipients. It includes one of the most famous sections of ancient Greek literary writing, the lengthy and supremely dramatic account of the disastrous Athenian expedition against Sicily (415-413) in Books 6 and 7; but also the Melian Dialogue (Book 5), a notorious document of Athenian imperialism; and the account of the oligarchic revolution at Athens in 411 (Book 8). The National Endowment for the Humanities provided support for entering this text. divides the year into θέρος, consisting of about eight months (Elaphebohon to Pyanepsion) and χειμών, consisting of about four (Maimacterion to Anthesterion).… I 1991, Vol. This work is licensed under a http:\/\/\/oclc\/315578353> ; http:\/\/\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/\/title\/-\/oclc\/315578353#PublicationEvent\/oxford_oxford_univ_press_2008>. Paperback. Together, the essays constitute a brilliant attempt to use classical political…, From the Publisher: 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. One such problem is the difficulty of reconciling realism with devotion to ethics in any sphere,…, Overview: More clearly than any previous work on the subject, Michael Palmer’s Love of Glory and the Common Good defines the relationship between Periclean democracy and the decline in Athenian political life that followed the death of Pericles. During this time, we have made some of our learning resources freely accessible. It is the model on which all future commentaries should be based.'. 13. The ancient historian’s use of antithesis is examined to appreciate his style and to understand his political philosophy. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 . Years of working with Thucydides in the classroom and as a scholar tell me that what his book teaches most of all is what we might call historical mindfulness. 1; iv. II 1996) of a historical and literary commentary on the history of the first 20 years of the twenty-seven-year 'Peloponnesian War' (between the Athenians and Spartans and their respective allies) written by the great fifth-century BC historian Thucydides. Simon Hornblower was formerly Professor of Classics and Grote Professor of Ancient History at University College London, and is now a Senior Research Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford. There is a marked tension in…, Overview: As a sustained analysis of the connections between narrative structure and meaning in the “History of the Peloponnesian War, “Carolyn Dewald’s study revolves around a curious aspect of Thucydides’ work: the first ten years of…, From the publisher: Thucydides’ classic work on the history of the Peloponnesian War is the root of Western conceptions of history—including the idea that Western history is the foundation of everyone else’s. Thucydides' text is monumental, and the historian is fortunate to have found a commentator of such devotion. The Plague of Athens (429-426 BCE) struck the city, most likely, in 430 BCE before it was recognized as an epidemic and, before it was done, had claimed between 75,000-100,000 lives.Modern-day scholars believe it was most likely an outbreak of smallpox or typhus, but bubonic plague is still considered a possibility. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. From this point he enters into…, First Entry: Chapters 1-24: The tenth year of the war The Athenians for religious reasons drive the Delians from their island.