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Thucydides

(c. 455—400 bc) Greek historian

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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36 words

A commander in the Peloponnesian War, his History of the Peloponnesian War is a determined attempt to write objective ...

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Thucydides (c.460–400bce)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
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Classical studies, History
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(c.460–400bce), ...

historian of the Peloponnesian War (431–404bce) between Athens with its subject-cities and the

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The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World (2 ed.)

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2004
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Social sciences, Politics
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516 words

Considered the greatest of the classical Greek historians because of his authorship of an unfinished, untitled history of the Peloponnesian ...

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Henry Theodore Wade-Gery, John Dewar Denniston, and Simon Hornblower

Who's Who in the Classical World

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2003
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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5,795 words
author of the (incomplete) History of the War (Peloponnesian War) between Athens and Sparta, 431–404bc, in eight books. ... life... ... More
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Henry Theodore Wade-Gery, John Dewar Denniston, and Simon Hornblower

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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2012
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Classical studies, History
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6,364 words
author of the (incomplete) History of the War (*Peloponnesian War) between Athens and Sparta, 431–404 bc, in eight books.... In a famous sentence (Thuc. 24) Dionysius (7) gives ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
(c. 455–c. 400 bc), ... Greek historian. He is remembered for his History of the Peloponnesian War, which analyses the origins and course of the war, and includes the ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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339 words

Greek historian of the Peloponnesian war; born Athens ca.460 b.c., died Athens ca.400. ...

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