The Peloponnesian War poster


'The greatest historian that ever lived' Such was Macaulay's verdict on Thucydides (c. 460-400 BC) and his history of the Peloponnesian War, the momentous struggle between Athens and Sparta as rival powers and political systems that lasted for twenty-seven years from 431 to 404 BC, involved virtuall

Author Thucydides

Pages 784

Publisher OUP Oxford

Published Date 2009-06-11

ISBN 019160500X 9780191605000

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