History of the Peloponnesian War
One of the world's great history books and the first true historical narrative of Western literature, Thucydides' chronicle of the disastrous 27-year conflict between Athens and Sparta resonates with tales of heroism and villainy, deeds of courage and desperation, and the eternal folly of human conflict. Scrupulously impartial and accurate. 5 maps.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
Acamanians accordingly afterwards Agis Alcibiades alliance allies Ambraciots Amphipolis Argives Argos armament army arrived Astyochus Athenians Athens attack Attica barbarians battle Bceotians Bmotians Brasidas cavalry Chalcidians Chians Chios coast command conﬁdence Corcyra Corcyraeans Corinth Corinthians Cylippus danger defeated Demosthenes Eleans enemy enemy’s engaged envoys expedition fear ﬁeld ﬁfty ﬁght ﬁghting ﬁnd ﬁnding ﬁrst ﬁve fleet force fortiﬁcation friends galleys garrison harbour heavy infantry Hellas Hellenes honour hundred inhabitants invaded island joined king Lacedaemon Lacedaemonians land Mantineans marched Meanwhile the Athenians Mede Megara Megarians Miletus Mitylenians Naupactus Nicias Nisaea once party Pausanias Peloponnese Peloponnesians Perdiccas persuaded Plataeans Potidaea present Pylos refused rest retreat revolt round sacriﬁce sailed Samos sent ships Sicels Sicily side Sitalces summer Syracusans Syracuse temple territory Thebans thought Thracian Tissaphemes took town treaty troops trophy truce vessels victory wall winter wished yourselves