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Published: 26 July 2009

784 Pages | 10 maps

ISBN: 9780192821911

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The Peloponnesian War

Translated by Martin Hammond and Notes and Introduction by P. J. Rhodes

Oxford World's Classics

  • A major new translation of the greatest ancient historian, Thucydides' brilliant account of the disastrous war waged by Athens against Sparta, with full supporting material making this the most comprehensive single-volume edition in print.
  • Translation by gifted translator Martin Hammond captures the brilliance and complexity of Thucydides' prose.
  • Introduction and notes by an acknowledged authority on ancient Greek history and politics, P. J. Rhodes.
  • Includes summaries of individual Books, textual notes, appendix on weights, measures and distances, money, calendars, up-to-date bibliography.
  • Comprehensive analytical index.
  • Ten maps.