On Justice, Power and Human Nature: Selections from 'The History of the Peloponnesian War' (Paperback)

by Thucydides, Paul Woodruff, Paul Woodruff

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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.

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Published
01/12/1993

Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc

ISBN
9780872201682


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