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PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Θουκυδίδης Thoukydídēs was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War which recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year 411 BC Thucydides has been dubbed the father of scientific history due to his strict standards of evidence gathering and analysis in terms of cause and effect without reference to intervention by the gods as outlined in his introduction to his workHe has also been called the father of the school of political realism which views the relations between nations as based on might rather than right His classical text is still studied at advanced military colleges worldwide and the Melian dialogue remains a seminal work of international relations theoryMore generally Thucydides showed an interest in developing an understanding of human nature to explain behaviour in such crises as plague genocide as practised against the Melians and civil war Excerpted from

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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDFTowards the end of this book I had a flashback of watching an episode of Mastermind in the 80s the contestant had chosen the Spartan military as their specialist subject was asked being asked by Magnus Magnusson the Icelandic Viking who swooped down from the north to Britain as a child to become a TV uiz host why the Spartans had stopped their campaign on one particular occasion and gone home The correct answer was that this was in response to an earthuake Judging by Thucydides' history that


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDFWhat I love about the best ancient Greek literature is how startlingly modern it could be This is particularly true of Euripides whom I regard as a 21st century dramatist and The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides The accounts of the Corcycran revolution the so called Melian Dialogue in which Athens shows itself to be somewhat less enlightened than reputed and the utter disaster of the Sicilian Expedition can just as easily be taking place now in remote parts of the worldThe Peloponnesian War even had its own Neocon in Alcibiades He was largely responsible for Athens undertaking t


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDF It has been said that Earthling civilization so far has created ten thousand wars but only three intelligent commentaries on war—the commentaries of Thucydides of Julius Caesar and of Winston Niles Rutherfoord —Kurt Vonnegut The Sirens of TitanSome years ago I waded through the Barnes Noble edition of Herodotus’ Histories It was one of the most painful reading experiences of my life I blame 95% of this on the translator GC Macaulay who broke new ground in dry prolix knotty prose The final result was to make Herodotus’ narrative—already full to the brim with digressions and asides—into a tangled mess that gave


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDF Courage in the face of reality ultimately distinguishes such natures as Thucydides and Plato Plato is a coward in the face of reality conseuently he flees into the ideal; Thucydides has himself under control conseuently he retains control over things Nietzsche Twilight of the Idols


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDF35 starsFinally I could finish reading this book after many intervals of being content with what I knew I didn’t claim I enjoyed all of eight book Thucydides’s account Compared to the other history classic of similar stature Herodotus’s “The Histories” translated by Aubrey de Selincourt I think is enjoyable and impressive regarding the world as viewed by the Greek historian in the fifth century BC Contrastively in a smaller scale Thucydides has ambitiously depicted the twenty seven year conflicts between Athens and Sparta with innumerable sieges commanders strategies and so on till we simply can’t help getting confused praying when each book would ever endThe reason why I decided to read it is that many years ago I read some excerpts of Pericles’ funeral oration somewhere and longed to read it in full Definitely one of the greatest orators in history he has s


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDFThis book is impossible to review but I still wanted to give my opinion on this as I try to do with every outstanding book I come across I mean impossible because this book is the cornerstone for different disciplines mainly History and International Relations This is no surprise as Thucydides was intending to provide a historic account of the greatest war of his time the war between Sparta and Athens while not focusing on any superstitious beliefs Being the first historian he set about trying to understand this great powers struggle over control of the Greek world paying no attention to prophecies unless it impacted the actions of the actors as it usually did with SpartaHaving framed the book on its actual importance I am l


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDFBABThttpwwwbbccoukprogrammesb05s2pbmDescription 'My work is not a piece of writing designed to meet the taste of an immediate public but was done to last for ever' ThucydidesAncient Greek historian Thucydides' spellbinding first hand account chronicles the devastating 27 year long war between Athens and Sparta during the 5th century BC It was a life and death struggle that reshaped the face of ancient Greece and pitted Athenian democracy against brutal Spartan militarismThucydides himself was an Athenian aristocrat and general who went on to record what he saw as the greatest war of all time applying a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth admired by historians today Looking at why nations go to war what makes a great leader and whether might can be better than right he became the father of modern Realpolitik His influence


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDFThe Peloponnesian War is something that historicly interests me the most from the ancient greek history so this book was something that I've read with ease In addition the writing is uite understandable and easy to follow


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    PDF sharkmotorcyclehelmets.co.uk ð Ἱστορίαι PDF/EPUB ´ Ἱστορίαι download, Ἱστορίαι PDFI need stars Thucydides is the man In 1947 George Marshall doubted seriously whether a man can think with full wisdom and with deep convictions regarding certain of the basic issues today without having read this book The parallels between the Cold War and the Peloponnesian War as T describes it are certainly striking My two favorite sections of this book are the civil war in Corcyra which T describes as representative of many civil wars going on in the Aegean at the time and which he would not be at all surprised to learn was a pretty good description also of many 20th century internecine conflicts; and the siege of PlataeaThe sociological insight of the Corcyra section is breathtaking as T describes the values of a society crumbling as its citizens adapt to the demands of a war with no fronts in which


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