2 edition of Thucydides and Herodotus found in the catalog.
Thucydides and Herodotus
Includes bibliographical references (p. 374-378) and indexes.
|Statement||edited by Edith Foster and Donald Lateiner|
|LC Classifications||DF211 .T48 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 399 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||399|
|LC Control Number||2012371441|
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Thucydides and Herodotus book and Herodotus. This edited collection looks at two of the most important ancient Greek historians living in the 5th Century BCE who are.
"Foster and Lateiner's collection of essays on the two foundational writers of the Western tradition Thucydides and Herodotus book history, Herodotus and Thucydides, is an exceptional volume. The range is wide, and the specific topics covered are ambitious (e.g., the relationship of epic and historiography, Thucydides as a reader of Herodotus 4/4(1).
The History of Herodotus / The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (Italian) Hardcover Thucydides and Herodotus book January 1, /5(46). This book looks at two of the most important ancient Greek historians living in the fifth century bce who are considered to be the founders of the western Thucydides and Herodotus book of historiography.
This book examines the relevant relationship between these historians which is considered, especially nowadays, by historians and philologists. At a glance, both Herodotus’ The Histories and Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War look similarly written. However, with the use of digital tools, I can run these two books through a topic modeling software to read the entirety of the books while identifying the topics discussed.
In truth it is not really fair to compare Herodotus to Thucydides. Herodotus is a strange amalgam of Homer, Polybius and Pliny the Elder. He isn’t an historian, but an holistic compiler, almost an encyclopedia writer.
Actually we’ve made an historiographical soap-opera out of. 8 rows Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
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chapter. 9 books of Herodotus’ History of the ancient world, followed by 8 books of Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War all compressed into one book with fine print Thucydides and Herodotus book two columns per page made for some dense reading/5.
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chapter. Herodotus has been criticized for the fact that his book includes many obvious legends and fanciful accounts. Many authors, starting with the late fifth-century BC historian Thucydides, have accused him of making up stories for entertainment.
However, Herodotus states that he Born: c. BC, Halicarnassus, Caria, Asia. So Thucydides starts where Herodotus leaves off. What period is Thucydides covering exactly. Thucydides covers, very briefly in Book I, from the end of the Persian Wars to the beginning of the Peloponnesian Thucydides and Herodotus book.
He really sees himself as doing some excavation—in fact that part of his history is called the ‘Archaeology.’. From the travels of Herodotus, the “father of history,” the events of the Peloponnesian War according to Thucydides and Xenophon, to the far-reaching campaigns of Alexander the Great, explore the ancient world with the contextual tools you need to more fully comprehend events and people of centuries ago.
Citations in Classics and Ancient History Book are numbered from line 1. Herodotus' Histories is divided into nine Books and each of these Thucydides from Apodexis Thucydides and Herodotus book, you don't need to cite the collection itself, just the Thucydides passage.
However, we sometimes compare various translations Thucydides and Herodotus book, in that case, it is proper toFile Size: 82KB. Essential passages from the works of four "fathers of history"—Herodotus's History, Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War, Xenophon's Anabasis, and Polybius's Histories.
Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review3/5(1). Thucydides' HOPW (Landmark edition) is filled with enough maps, appendices, marginal notes and summaries that Strassler well-girds the modern student of the Peloponnesian war for the challenge that is Thucydides. Strassler (and his team) has updated and improved the Crawley translation (which is a gem)/5.
The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Thucydides. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Thucydides, contrib.: The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury (11 volumes; ), by Thomas Hobbes, also contrib. by Homer (Gutenberg texts); Thucydides: History of the Peloponnesian War, trans.
by Richard Crawley (Gutenberg text) Thucydides, contrib.: Stories From Thucydides. Chapter 1. Herodotus of Halicarnassusa here presents his research so that human events do not fade with time. May the great and wonderful deeds—some brought forth by the Hellenes, others by the barbarians—not go unsung; as well as the causes that led them to make war on each by: Books have traced his connections to contemporary medicine, sophistic rhetoric and argumentation, philosophy, and drama (Cochrane, Finley, Solmsen, Cornford, Hunter, etc.), as well as to his historical predecessor, Herodotus (–).
Thucydides’ polemical historiographical strictures on the methods of historical research and presentation are not necessarily directed against Herodotus, since other /5(76). Thucydides is seen to reply to Herodotus in his handling of chronology and Herodotean events (Thermopylae and Plataea), in the opening of his history and in its first extended narrative on Corcyra.
In the subsection about Corcyra, an interesting and delicate comparison of Thucydides’ Kerkyraika and Herodotus’ Croesus logos indicates a Author: Vasiliki Zali.
Two preeminent texts of ancient history (chiefly Greek history and classical literature in the 5th century BC), the classic works of Herodotus and Thucydides have stood the test of time as landmark history classics, and as indispensable references for both students of the history of ancient Greece (along with its relationship to the wider world) and of the most central texts of ancient literature.5/5(1).
E.C. Marchant, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Cross-references to this page (4): Raphael Kühner, Bernhard Gerth, Ausführliche Grammatik der griechischen Sprache, KG This file includes two history classics: The History by Herodotus and The Peloponnesian War by Thucydides.
According to Wikipedia: Herodotus "has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative.Brand: B&R Samizdat Express.
This chapter shows that Thucydides, like Herodotus, resolved to write a work that would bring out the role of human nature in historical events. He intended, however, to express himself even more clearly and forcefully than the Halicarnassian, and in a manner more appropriate for a citizen of an imperial city, one who knew power at first hand.
In interpreting Herodotus, Thucydides rethought. Get this from a library. Thucydides and Herodotus. [Edith Foster; Donald Lateiner;] -- Publisher Synopsis All the contributions present a very high level of learning and understanding of the texts The book succeeds in throwing a fresh light on old problems and is a valuable.
Edith Foster is Associate Professor of History at Ashland University. She is the author of Thucydides, Pericles, and Periclean Imperialism, of articles on Thucydides and Lucretius in the American Journal of Philology () and in Sea of Languages: Complicating the History of Western Translation (forthcoming), and of numerous book reviews in BMCR, CPH, and : Edith Foster.
The History of the Peloponnesian War (Greek: Ἱστορίαι, "Histories") is a historical account of the Peloponnesian War (– BC), which was fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens).It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian historian who also served as an Athenian general during the war.
His account of the conflict is widely. Thucydides (c. / - / BCE) was an Athenian general who wrote the contemporary History of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, which lasted from BCE to r, Thucydides' History was never finished, and as such, ends mid-sentence in the winter of BCE.
The History was divided into 13 separate books by later scholars, but is now, in its. Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War.
Herodotus Thucydides (The History Of Herodotus / The History Of The Peloponnesian War - Thucydides) (Vol. 6 of Great Books Of The Western World.
Thucydides is regarded as the ‘scientific historian’, relying on facts, dates, events and personalities to present the ‘factual’ narrative of history. He detested any reliance on the supernatural, abhorred subjectivity and strived to be as objecti. Herodotus’s subject in his History is the wars between Greece and Persia (– bce) and their preliminaries.
As it has survived, the History is divided into nine books (the division is not the author’s): Books I–V describe the background to the Greco-Persian Wars; Books VI–IX contain the history of the wars, culminating in an. This edited collection looks at two of the most important ancient Greek historians living in the 5th Century BCE who are considered to be the founders of the western tradition of historiography.
Thucydides and Herodotus examines the relevant relationship between these historians which is considered, especially nowadays, by historians and philologists to be more significant than previously. In Thucydides’, The History of The Peloponnesian War, there are many themes that are illustrated throughout various passages.
One major theme can be found in book 2, chap where Thucydides describes the situation in Athens after it had been stricken with plague during the Peloponnesian War.
The book succeeds in throwing a fresh light on old problems and is a valuable addition to modern scholarship., "Foster and Lateiner's collection of essays on the two foundational writers of the Western tradition of history, Herodotus and Thucydides, is an exceptional volume. The Hellenica is Xenophon’s continuation of Thucydides’ history of the Peloponnesian War, literally resuming from where the previous author’s history was abruptly left unfinished and narrating the events of the final seven years of the conflict and the war’s historians consider the Hellenica to be a personal work, written by Xenophon in retirement on his Spartan estate.
The volume consists of Books of Livy's History of Rome and conforms to the style of other volumes in this series, such as the Herodotus and Thucydides (both ) described above.
Aesthetically, I really like the newer series with its crisp Poliphilus. Herodotus’ method. Book One provides the fully formed method of Herodotus: his inclusion of the actions of gods and myths are just some examples.
Some of his most famous stories are recounted here such as Arion escaping death by riding on a dolphin. However, more interesting methods of investigation are used from the beginning of Book One.
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Thucydides (/θjuːˈsɪdɨdiːz/; Ancient Greek: Θουκυδίδης, Thoukudídēs; c. – c. BC) was a Greek historian and Athenian general. His History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year BC.
Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" because of his strict standards of evidence-gathering and analysis. The narration was solid, pdf not top shelf. Pdf Histories, however, is one of those books where an audiobook helps. Reading Herodotus, one can often get bogged down in the loops of geography, people, history, culture and meandre through miles of esoterica.
The audiobook gives you a good pace and force-marches you through to the end.