Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 January 2009

1,128 Pages | Frontispiece, 6 figs., 8 maps

ISBN: 9780199276486

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A Commentary on Thucydides: Volume III: Books 5.25-8.109

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