New PDF release: A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides

By Christine Lee, Neville Morley

A instruction manual to the Reception of Thucydides deals a useful advisor to the reception of Thucydides and his paintings. via unique essays via confirmed and rising students, this guide explores the most strands of reception and the main salient contexts during which Thucydides has been learn and appropriated.
Thucydides’ impact has unfold throughout many disciplines and sub-disciplines, together with historiography, political concept, diplomacy and strategic stories. Essays discover those domain names in addition to different literary, cultural and old contexts; individuals have interaction with various extant interpretations whereas constructing new ways to Thucydides’ paintings. Chapters specialize in various facets of Thucydides’ writing; his position as a historian and his contribution to the improvement of historiography; his prestige as a political and strategic philosopher; the impact of educational and non-academic readings of The historical past; and extra Thucydidean topics. The instruction manual concludes with own reflections via eminent students at the value and perennial significance of Thucydides’ paintings for this iteration and for generations to come back.

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There it was translated into Italian and enjoyed a considerable popularity for a number of years (Pade 2007: 80–7). We have no indication that anything similar happened with the version of Thucydides’ speeches, but it is conceivable that Heredia’s enterprise may have been instrumental in creating an early awareness of the History in humanist circles. The fact that it took more than fifty years before a new translation of any part of the work appeared may well be due to the difficulties of Thucydides’ Greek.

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