The History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides, Vol. 2: Illustrated by Maps, Taken Entirely from Actual Surveys; With Notes, Chiefly Historical and Geographical (Classic Reprint)




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Excerpt from The History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides, Vol 2 Illustrated by Maps, Taken Entirely From Actual Surveys With Notes, Chiefly Historical and GeographicalX is a large folio, written on paper, and of the date of the fourteenth century It is numbered in the catalogue, 367.Y is a folio, also written on paper, and of the date of the fourteenth century It is marked in the catalogue, Classis VII Historia profana, cod 50 This manuscript was taken to Paris by the French, and restored in 1 8 15 It contains a great mass of unpublished scholia, written so illegibl y, that the shortness of my stay at Venice did not allow me to decypher them.Z is a folio, on parchment, of the fifteenth century, marked in the catalogue, Classis VII Cod 5 It was formerly in the library of the Dominican convent of St John and St Paul at Venice The two first books and half of the third were written by Pallas Strozzi, of Florence.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. New Read Kindle ePUB The History of the Peloponnesian War, by Thucydides, Vol. 2: Illustrated by Maps, Taken Entirely from Actual Surveys; With Notes, Chiefly Historical and Geographical (Classic Reprint) by Thucydides – heartforum.co.uk

Thucydides c 460 B.C c 395 B.C Greek, Thoukyd d s 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 411 B.C Thucydides has been dubbed the father of scientific history due to his strict standards of evidence gathering and analysis in terms of cause and effect without reference to intervention by the gods, as outlined in his introduction to his work.He has also been called the father of the school of political realism, which views the relations between nations as based on might rather than right His classical text is still studied at advanced military colleges worldwide, and the Melian dialogue remains a seminal work of international relations theory.More generally, Thucydides showed an interest in developing an understanding of human nature to explain behaviour in such crises as plague, genocide as practised against the Melians , and civil war Excerpted from Wikipedia.

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