By Christine Lee, Neville Morley
A instruction manual to the Reception of Thucydides bargains a useful advisor to the reception of Thucydides and his paintings. via unique essays by means of confirmed and rising students, this guide explores the most strands of reception and the main salient contexts within which Thucydides has been learn and appropriated.
Thucydides’ impact has unfold throughout many disciplines and sub-disciplines, together with historiography, political idea, diplomacy and strategic reviews. Essays discover those domain names in addition to different literary, cultural and historic contexts; individuals have interaction with a number of extant interpretations whereas constructing new techniques to Thucydides’ paintings. Chapters specialise in diversified elements of Thucydides’ writing; his position as a historian and his contribution to the advance of historiography; his prestige as a political and strategic philosopher; the effect of educational and non-academic readings of The heritage; and extra Thucydidean topics. The guide concludes with own reflections through eminent students at the importance and perennial significance of Thucydides’ paintings for this iteration and for generations to return.
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A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides by Christine Lee, Neville Morley