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Thucydides: History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides: History of the Peloponnesian War
The Text According to Bekker's Edition with Some Alterations
3 Volume Paperback Set


Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Classics

  • Date Published: December 2010
  • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781108011884

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  • Originally published between 1830 and 1835, this three-volume critical edition by Thomas Arnold (1795–1842) of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War remains a benchmark publication. The text and apparatus closely follows Bekker's 1821 critical edition. However, Arnold freshly collated a number of Greek manuscripts, including the important tenth-century Laurentian manuscript C of Book 3, which led to some revision of Bekker's text. The work's major contribution to Thucydidean scholarship lies in the detailed topographical and historical notes accompanying the text, which explain the geographical and political background to the History. For many generations Arnold's work has provided an indispensable guide through the complex geo-political context of the History, enabling students to appreciate its narrative, language and place in historiography.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: December 2010
    • format: Multiple copy pack
    • isbn: 9781108011884
    • length: 1928 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 115 mm
    • weight: 2.6kg
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • Table of Contents

    Volume I: Preface
    Books I-III
    Appendices. Volume II: Preface
    Books IV-V
    Appendices. Volume III: Preface
    Books VI-VIII
    Memoir on the map of Syracuse.

  • Editor

    Thomas Arnold

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