A New History of the Peloponnesian War (Paperback)Lawrence A. Tritle (author)
Paperback 314 Pages / Published: 27/11/2009
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This stimulating new study provides a narrative of the monumental conflict of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, and examines the realities of the war and its effects on the average Athenian. * A penetrating new study of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta by an established scholar* Offers an original interpretation of how and why the war began* Weaves in the contemporary evidence of Aristophanes in order to give readers a new sense of how the war affected the individual* Discusses the practicalities and realities of the war* Examines the blossoming of culture and intellectual achievement in Athens despite the war* Challenges the approach of Thucydides in his account of the war
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 314
Weight: 478 g
Dimensions: 233 x 166 x 17 mm
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