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The Peloponnesian Kindle #211 'With icy remorselessness it puts paid to any notion that the horrors of modern history History of eBook #206 might be an aberration for it tells of universal war of terrorism revolution and genocide' Tom of the Peloponnesian PDF #180 Hollan. Not just a great book perhaps the greatest history book ever written It is our fortune that it did survivehis long and anyone reading it is guaranteed to come out the other side wiser and intellectually richer

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History of the Peloponnesian WarDThe long life and death struggle between Athens and Sparta plunged the ancient Greek world into decades of war Thucydides was an Athenian and achieved the rank of general in the earlier stages of the war and in this detailed first hand contemporary account he writes as. My book was not meant to meet the tastes of an immediate public but was done to last forever At 2430 years it's on its way Thucydides has been called the greatest historian of all time with reason; certainly his work set the conditions for historic chronicles ever since and the Rex Warner translation is itself a fine work Grant Hildebrand Seattle

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History of the Peloponnesian War Download Ü 104 ☆ ❮Reading❯ ➳ History of the Peloponnesian War ➬ Author Thucydides – Dcmdirect.co.uk 'With icy remorselessness it puts paid to any notion that the horrors of modern history might be an aberration for it tells of universal war of terrorism revolution anBoth a soldier and a historian He applies a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling a factual record of a ruinous conflict that would eventually destroy the Athenian empireTranslated by Rex Warner with an introduction and notes by M I Finley. Thucydides is usually accounted the first real historian; because of his use of written material interviews with participants and scientific objectivity he set a precedent that would be held as the ideal for all who followed Thucydides remarks at the beginning of his book thatif these words of mine are judged useful by those who want to understand clearly the events which happened in the past and which human nature being what it is will at some time or other in much the same ways be repeated in the future No historian today would claim that the past repeats its self but sadly human nature does Like some of my fellow reviewers you can see the correlation of the Peloponnesian and Delian leagues with the United Nations and NATO of today The numerous peace treaties and ambassadorial delegations seem so closely to mirror our present time This book is at the bedrock of Western Civilization and must be read to understand the great European conflicts which followed