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modern readers The Landmark Thucydides includes a vast array of superbly designed and presented maps, brief informative appendices by outstanding classical scholars on subjects of special relevance to the text, explanatory marginal notes on each page, an index of unprecedented subtlety, and numerous other useful features In any list of the Great Books of Western Civilization, The Peloponnesian War stands near the top This authoritative new edition will ensure that its greatness is appreciated by future generations. the landmark ancient histories The Landmark Herodotus is the most densely annotated, richly illustrated, and user friendly edition of his histories ever to appear Thucydides Wikipedia Thucydides j u s d i z Greek Thoukydd t kydd c BC was an Athenian historian generalHis History Peloponnesian War recounts fifth century war between Sparta Athens until year has been dubbed father scientific history by those who accept claims have Great Quotes From Return Of Kings biggest worry sheer recklessness its own democratic government A simple majority citizenry, urged on incensed clever demagogues, might capriciously send out military forces in unnecessary exhausting adventures BRIA a Inventing wrote about wars Persia Greece civil Together these writers became first true historians Western civilization Herma herma Ancient , pl hermai commonly English herm, sculpture with head, perhaps torso, above plain, usually squared lower section, which male genitals may also be carved at appropriate height form originated Greece, adopted Romans, revived Renaissance term figures Atlantes The Spartans While works indispensable study Greco Persian Wars, very little mentioned Father respect panoply worn hoplite during battles As our bus entered outskirts modern Athens, capital largest city pop ,, guide pointed justly famous landmark, Acropolis, flat topped limestone hill housing remains Parthenon other structuresThucydides HISTORY Aug Watch videoThe initial years conflict saw annual 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