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This is the first volume of a threevolume historical and literary commentary on the eight books of thucydides, the great fifthcentury bc historian of the. This is the first volume of a threevolume historical and literary commentary on the eight books. Simon hornblowers commentary, by translating every passage or phrase of. Simon hornblowers commentary, by translating every passage or phrase of greek commented on, for the first time allows the reader with little or no greek to appreciate the detail of thucydides thought and subjectmatter. Simon hornblower was formerly professor of classics and grote professor of ancient history at university college london, and is now a senior research fellow at all souls college, oxford. Commentary on thucydides volume i books iiii hornblower, simon on. This volume ends this is the second volume of a threevolume historical and literary commentary of the eight books of thucydides, the great fifthcentury bc historian of the peloponnesian war.

A commentary on thucydides simon hornblower oxford. Of the three books covered in this volume, book i presents thucydides aims in writing the work and the historical background to the war. Thucydides intended his work to be an everlasting possession and the continuing importance of his work is undisputed. Books ii and iii describe the main this is the first volume of a threevolume historical and literary commentary on the eight books of thucydides, the great fifthcentury bc historian of the peloponnesian war. This is the first volume of a twovolume historical and literary commentary on the eight books of thucydides, the great fifthcentury b. This is the first volume of a threevolume historical and liter. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Simon hornblower, fba born 1949 is an english classicist and academic. This volume completes simon hornblowers most excellent commentary on thucydides. Simon hornblowers great commentary on thucydides has been hailed as a superb accomplishment by a brilliant scholar. He has published an historical and literary commentary on thucydides in three volumes oxford university press, 1991, 1996, 2008. Buy a commentary on thucydides slp by hornblower, simon isbn. Simon hornblowers commentary, by translating every passage of greek commented on for the first time, allows readers with little or no greek to appreciate the detail of thucydides thought and subjectmatter.

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