Thucydides, Book VI by Thucydides

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Statementedited by E. C. Marchant.
ContributionsMarchant, E. C. 1864-1960.
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LC ClassificationsPA4452.A36 1902
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Paginationliv, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
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Open LibraryOL16201986M

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BOOK VI 1. DURING the same winter the Athenians conceived a desire of sending another expedition to 1 Sicily, larger than those commanded by Laches and Eurymedon 2 They hoped to conquer the island. Of its great Book VI book and numerous population, barbarian as well as Hellenic, most of them knew nothing, and they never reflected that they were entering on a struggle almost as arduous as the.

Book VI of Thucydides deals, through its speeches Book VI book particular, with Athenian motivation towards sending the great expedition to Sicily, with the attitudes of various factions involved, and with the seeds of the expedition's ultimate disastrous conclusion.

It contains memorable sections on Alcibiades, on the Athenians' excitement at the /5(33). Book VI of Thucydides deals, through its speeches in particular, with Athenian motivation towards sending the great expedition to Sicily, with the attitudes of various factions involved, and with the seeds of the expedition's Book VI book disastrous conclusion.

It contains memorable sections on Price: $ Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: book 1 book 2 book 3 chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 chapter 4 chapter 5 chapter 6 chapter 7 chapter 8 chapter 9 chapter 10 chapter 11 chapter 12 chapter 13 chapter 14 chapter 15 chapter 16 chapter 17 chapter 18 chapter 19 chapter 20 chapter 1.

DURING the same winter the Athenians conceived a desire of sending another expedition to 1 Sicily, larger than those commanded by Laches and Eurymedon 2 They hoped to conquer the island. Of its great size and numerous population, barbarian as well as Hellenic, most of them knew nothing, and they never reflected that they were entering on a struggle almost as arduous as the Peloponnesian War.

Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, The dispute between Corinth and Corcyra. Chaps. Chaps. Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Thucydides: Thucydides book VI, chapters and (end) The first part of the Sicilian expedition edited for beginners in Greek, (London, J.

Murray, ), also by Percy Ure (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Thucydides: Thucydides, book VII. Book VI of Thucydides deals, through its speeches in particular, with Athenian motivation towards sending the great expedition to Sicily, with the attitudes of various factions involved, and with the seeds of the expedition's ultimate disastrous conclusion.

It contains memorable sections on Alcibiades, on the Athenians' excitement at the sailing, on the mutilation of the Herms and a digression. A NATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE A LONDON TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR: POLITICS A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: POLITICS AN AMAZON BEST HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE LIONEL GELBER PRIZE “Thucydides’s Trap identifies a cardinal.

Book 2, Chapter 6: Book 2, Chapter 6 begins Thucydides's coverage of the war proper, which commenced in BCE with a conflict between The Read More: Book 2, Chapter 7: Two somber developments share the focus of Book 2, Chapter 7: the plague at Athens and Pericles's last speech.

Thucydide Read More: Book 2, Chapter 8. Book 6. Book 7 → — Seventeenth And the winter ended, and with it ended the sixteenth year of this war of which Thucydides is the historian.

8 Early in the spring of the following summer the Athenian envoys arrived from Sicily, and the Egestaeans with them, bringing sixty talents of uncoined silver, as a month's pay for sixty ships. Looking for books by Thucydides. See all books authored by Thucydides, including History of the Peloponnesian War, and The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War, and more on The Peloponnesian War - Ebook written by Thucydides.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Peloponnesian War.3/5(2). Book 6, Chapter 18 is among the most colorful and dramatic accounts in all of the History.

Thucydides is at pains to stress the following motifs: Athenian ignorance of Sicily, ambition for subjugation, appearance versus reality, the personal friction between Nicias and Alcibiades, the scandal of the Hermae affair, and the possible involvement.

Thucydides of Athens, one of the greatest of historians, was born about BCE. He saw the rise of Athens to greatness under the inspired leadership of Pericles. Inthe second year of the Peloponnesian War, he caught and survived the horrible plague which he described so graphically.

Book 6 (Bryn Mawr Commentaries, Greek) (Ancient Greek and English Edition) UK ed. Edition by Thucydides (Author), Cynthia W. Shelmerdine (Editor) ISBN Let’s talk about the books you’ve chosen to better understand Thucydides and his time. The first book on your list is by Vincent Azoulay, and it’s called Pericles of Athens.

Pericles was a general, the leader we most associate with Athens’ golden age, but he ended up dying of plague before the end of the Peloponnesian War. This full-scale sequential reading of Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War will be invaluable to the specialist and also to those in search of an introduction and companion to the Histories.

Moving beyond other studies by its focus on the reader's role in giving meaning to the text, it reveals Thucydides' use of objectivity not so much as a standard for the proper presentation of his. The Peloponnesian War was really three conflicts (,and BCE) that Thucydides was still unifying into one account when he died some time before BCE.

Although unfinished and as a whole unrevised, in brilliance of description and depth of. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shelmerdine, Cynthia W. Thucydides Book VI.

Bryn Mawr, Pa.: Thomas Library, Bryn Mawr College, © Book 6 Summary and Analysis. Book Six features the curious inclusion of the story of Aristogiton and Harrmodius—notable mainly as a nearly unique authorial digression from the history of the war itself.

Thucydides' text is generally regarded as finely crafted, highly focused, and consistently on-topic. Thus the through textual. Thucydides, book VI. [Thucydides.; Charles Forster Smith] Home.

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Find items in libraries near you. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thucydides. Thucydides, book VI. London, New York, Macmillan and Co., (OCoLC) Students: this page contains a somewhat detailed outline of the Thuc.

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TOP SEARCH RESULTS. Aristophanes Read a short biography of Aristophanes. Learn more about Aristophanes's life, times, and work. Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, Speech of the Corcyraean ambassadors at Athens.

Chaps. Chaps. Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, I examine two closely related passages from the Sicilian narrative in book six of Thucydides’ text, both situated in Athens during the growing fervor of hope and optimism leading up to the Sicilian campaign.

First I look atwhere the Athenian demos rejects Nikias’ advice and votes to undertake the expedition to Sicily; and second, the. Book 6 - Chapter 18 Note that Thucydides's presentation of the two sets of arguments in dialogue format, rather than in longer, paired speeches, dramatically affects the pacing and tone of the exchange.

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.

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First published in 5 editions — 2 previewable Not in Library. ←Book 6. History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Winter thus ended, and with it the eighteenth year of this war of which Thucydides is the historian.

19 In the first days of the spring following, at an earlier period than usual, the Lacedaemonians and their allies invaded Attica, under the command of Agis, son of Archidamus, king. The Sixth Book: Chapter XVIII And the winter ended, and with it ended the sixteenth year of this war of which Thucydides is the historian.

Early in the spring of the following summer the Athenian envoys arrived from Sicily, and the Egestaeans with them. Thucydides, Book 7 Thucydides Thucydides, Charles Forster Smith No preview available - Thucydides, Book V (), Book 5 Thucydides, Thucydides BC No preview available - Much of Book 6, during the sixteenth and seventeenth years of the war, takes place in Sicily.

The Athenians debate whether to send an expedition to conquer Sicily. Those in favor, including general Alcibiades, win the vote, and the city sends off an enormous fleet with pomp and ceremony.

In Sicily, Syracusans prepare to meet the Athenian invasion. The second notable strand in this chapter is the introduction of Alcibiades, the ambitious and unpredictable Athenian politician and general who will take center-stage during and after the Sicilian expedition in Book 6, Chapter 18 through Book 8, Chapter 26 of the History.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thucydides. Thucydides, Book VI. Cambridge: University Press, (OCoLC) The first book of Thucydides is a compact masterpiece.

Here he sets up the conditions that led to the outbreak of the Peloponnesian War in B.C. With great economy, he analyzes the origins of large-scale wars; integrates a sketch of the historical background into the larger thematic threads of his narrative; presents a brief statement of his /5(3).

The book is making waves and being attacked and praised in almost equal measure. As a scholar of Thucydides as well as a student and teacher of American foreign policy, I am generally gratified when anyone reads Thucydides for any reason whatsoever.In Book 3, Chapter 9 Thucydides focuses on a single topic: the revolt of the city of Mytilene against alliance with (and subjection to) Athens.

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