Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts for The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides' political theory -- famous as well as important but lesser known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Newly translated into spare, vigorous English, and situated within a connective narrative framework, Woodruff's selections will be of special interest to instructors in political theory and Greek civilisation.Thucydides is the author of 'On Justice, Power, and Human Nature The Essence of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War' with ISBN 9780872201682 and ISBN 0872201686.
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