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Tritle, Lawrence A.

A New History of the Peloponnesian War

Tritle, Lawrence A. - A New History of the Peloponnesian War, ebook

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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

Keywords: Sparta, Athens, Thucydides, Ancient Greece, Greece, Greek History, Ancient History

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
312 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444315684
Printed ISBN
9781405122504

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