A New History of the Peloponnesian War (Heftet)

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2009
Antall sider: 314
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405122511
Omtale A New History of the Peloponnesian War
This stimulating new study provides a narrative of the monumental conflict of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta, and examines the realities of the war and its effects on the average Athenian.


A penetrating new study of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta by an established scholar


Offers an original interpretation of how and why the war began


Weaves in the contemporary evidence of Aristophanes in order to give readers a new sense of how the war affected the individual


Discusses the practicalities and realities of the war


Examines the blossoming of culture and intellectual achievement in Athens despite the war


Challenges the approach of Thucydides in his account of the war

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