The Landmark Thucydides

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  • Author : Thucydides
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 713 pages
  • ISBN : 1416590870
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 16 reviews
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The Landmark Herodotus

The Landmark Herodotus
  • Author : Robert B. Strassler
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 20 October 2021
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Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian government, Persian arms and tactics, and more. Reprint.

The Landmark Xenophon s Hellenika

The Landmark Xenophon s Hellenika
  • Author : Xenophon
  • Publisher : Quercus Books
  • Release : 20 October 2021
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From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides and The Landmark Herodotus, here is a new edition of Xenophon's Hellenika, the primary source for the events of the final seven years and aftermath of the Peloponnesian War. Hellenika covers the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic period during which the alliances among Athens, Sparta, Thebes, and Persia were in constant flux. Together with the volumes of Herodotus and Thucydides, it completes an ancient narrative of

The Ship of State

The Ship of State
  • Author : Norma Thompson
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 01 October 2008
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This provocative and illuminating book provides a new perspective on the development of political thought from Homer to Machiavelli, Tocqueville, and Gertrude Stein (who is introduced here, for the first time, as a writer of political significance). Providing nuanced readings of key texts by these and other thinkers, Norma Thompson locates a powerful theme: that the political health of organized political communities—from the ancient polis to the modern state to contemporary democracy—requires a balance between masculine and feminine

Professor Noah s Spaceship

Professor Noah s Spaceship
  • Author : Brian Wildsmith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 20 October 1980
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As the forest begins to change, the animals and birds, no longer happy there, fly away in Professor Noah's amazing spaceship. Where do they go and what do they find there?

The Life and Times of Thucydides

The Life and Times of Thucydides
  • Author : Jim Whiting
  • Publisher : Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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Nearly 2,500 years ago, the Greek world was ripped apart. A savage conflict known as the Peloponnesian War pitted many of the Greek city-states against each other. It dragged on for nearly 30 years and cost tens of thousands of lives. We know a great deal about what went on because a man named Thucydides wrote a book about the war. Called History of the Peloponnesian War, it was the first book of “scientific history.” Thucydides’ description of the war was based

U S Army War College Guide to National Security Issues Theory of war and strategy

U S  Army War College Guide to National Security Issues  Theory of war and strategy
  • Author : J. Boone Bartholomees
  • Publisher : Defense Department
  • Release : 20 October 2021
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"This edition of the U. S. Army War College guide to national security policy and strategy continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the War College. The fifth edition is published in two volumes that correspond roughly to the Department of National Security and Strategy's core courses: "Theory of war and strategy" and "National security policy and strategy." Like previous editions, this one is based on its predecessor, but contains

The Lessons of Tragedy

The Lessons of Tragedy
  • Author : Hal Brands,Charles Edel
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 26 February 2019
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The ancient Greeks hard†‘wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly things could spiral out of control, they sought to create a communal sense of responsibility and courage—to spur citizens and their leaders to take the difficult actions necessary to avert such a fate. Today, after more than seventy years of great†‘power peace and a quarter†‘century of unrivaled global leadership, Americans have lost their sense

Thucydides s Melian Dialogue and Sicilian Expedition

Thucydides s Melian Dialogue and Sicilian Expedition
  • Author : Martha C. Taylor
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release : 17 January 2019
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Best known for his account of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides (c. 454–c. 395 b.c.) was an Athenian general and historian. This valuable commentary addresses the most famous part of Thucydides’s narrative: the Sicilian Expedition (books 6–8.1), which resulted in a major defeat for Athens. Designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of Greek, Martha C. Taylor’s student-friendly text is the first single volume in more than a century to focus on the expedition and the first to include the