Thucydides Book IV: Chapters I-XLI by ThucydidesThucydides Book IV: Chapters I-XLI by Thucydides

Thucydides Book IV: Chapters I-XLI

byThucydidesEditorJ. H. E. Cress, J. C. Wordsworth

Paperback | April 14, 2011

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Originally published in 1962, this edition was prepared for new students of Greek who had reached the stage of the 'First School Examination'. It contains chapters 1-41 of Thucydides, Book 4, in original Greek, together with an introduction, generous notes and a vocabulary section. This book will remain of value to anyone with an interest in ancient Greece and the teaching of Greek.
Born into a family of Athens's old nobility claiming descent from the Homeric hero Ajax of Salamis, Thucydides pursued a political career under Pericles and served as a general in the Great Peloponnesian War of 431--404 b.c. His subsequent exile for failure to prevent a Spartan takeover of an Athenian colony in Thrace enabled him to ob...
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Title:Thucydides Book IV: Chapters I-XLIFormat:PaperbackDimensions:114 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.28 inPublished:April 14, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521141176

ISBN - 13:9780521141178

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Table of Contents

Preface; Map of Pylus and Sphacteria; Introduction; Text; Notes; Vocabulary.