Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 January 2011

2,240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199594634

Bookseller Code (06)

A Commentary on Thucydides

Simon Hornblower

  • The third and final volume of the only commentary in English by a single author on the complete writings of Thucydides, the great fifth-century BC historian of the Peloponnesian War
  • Contains many new interpretations of well-known passages and problems, as well as providing full bibliographical orientation in the copious modern literature on Thucydides
  • Includes a full thematic introduction discussing a variety of topics
  • All Greek is translated, so readers without Greek can appreciate the detail of Thucydides' thought and his subject-matter