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Thucydides' historical technique by philip beswick thucydides' historical technique thucydides has often been described as one of the fathers of history, and possibly the first historian. A first-hand account of the war between sparta and athens from a man dubbed the 'father of scientific history', thucydides history of the peloponnesian war is translated from the greek by. History of the peloponnesian war [thucydides, m i finley, rex warner] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers thucydides applied a passion for accuracy and a contempt for. Thucydides [history of the peloponnesian war english] the war of the peloponnesians and the athenians / thucydides edited and translated by jeremy mynott p cm – (cambridge texts in.
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