Thucydides: Book I by E.c. ThucydidesThucydides: Book I by E.c. Thucydides

Thucydides: Book I

byE.c. ThucydidesEditorE.C. Marchant, Thomas Wiedemann

Paperback | June 1, 1991

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This edition, like its companions Thucydides ll and IV, is intended primarily for undergraduates and candidates taking A-level examinations. It will also be useful to students who are approaching a book of Thucydides for the first time, or studying the Peloponnesian War from a more general, historical perspective. The text and notes are those of B.C. Marchant, originally published in 1905. A recent introduction by Thomas Wiedemann takes account of the questions which students today will want to ask about Thucydides' history, and of the present state of research; it also covers the context and aims of the work and giving essential background to the events described.. There is also a list of essential dates and a recent bibliography (1993), in which a primary criterion for inclusion bas been accessibility to the non-academic English reader.
E.C. Marchant was editor of Xenophon, Books I, II, III, V; Opuscula: Book V; Thucydides, Books I, II, III, VI, VII; and co-author of Latin Prose Composition, Latin Grammar, and Bell's Latin Course, in three parts. Thomas Wiedemann was Professor of Latin at the University of Nottingham, UK. His publications included, as editor, Juli...
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Title:Thucydides: Book IFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.75 inPublished:June 1, 1991Publisher:Bloomsbury

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ISBN - 10:0862920272

ISBN - 13:9780862920272

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Table of Contents

Portrait of Thucydides Preface Essential Dates Introduction 1 The Greek Tradition of Historical Writing 2 Athenian Imperialism 3 Rhetoric 4 The Arrangement of Material in Book I Bibliography Text 1 Notes Greek Index English Index Map of the Greek World