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Thucydides' Peloponnesian War

In five pages this paper considers the text's structure and also discusses how the war is presented in terms of the primary themes...

The Nature of War: The Iliad, Herodotus’ Histories, and Thucydides Peloponnesian War

ultimately started the war, Priam, his father and the king of Troy, and Hector, the other son of Priam. While there are other impo...

Thucydides' The Peloponnesian War and the Melian Debate

In five pages this paper discusses the issue of the weak being subjugated by the strong that is presented in this ancient historic...

The Peloponnesian War of Thucydides and Greek Culture

In four pages this paper examines the historical text on the Pelopponesian War by Thucydides in a consideration of the cultural di...

Comparison of 'History of the Peloponnesian War' by Thucydides and 'The Iliad' by Homer

In five pages this paper compares these two works in terms of wartime reality portrayals. Two sources are cited in the bibliograp...

Book II of the History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

even falling ill himself (Halsall Ancient History Sourcebook: 11th Britannica: Thucydides). During a heated campaign in 424, Thuc...

The Peloponnesian War According to Thucydides

This 5 page paper summarizes the major themes of Thucydides' accounts of the Peloponnesian War. The bibliography lists the primary...

The Peloponnesian War as Described by Thucydides

At the beginning of this extended speech, the representative from Corcyra prefaces his narrative of events with an appeal that is ...

The Peloponnesian War - A Conflict of Ideologies

This 5 page paper argues that Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War states that the reason for the conflict was the politic...

Historical Analysis of Edward Gibbons' 'The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire,' Thucydides' 'History of the Peloponnesian War,' and Tacitus' 'The Annals'

In ten pages three ancient historical texts are analyzed in terms of author's approach to history, the representation of the past,...

The Peloponnesian War and Cold War Parallels

argued that insecurity has been "one fundamental factor affecting Soviet policy" (Diplomatic Telegrams) since the beginnings of th...

Public & Private Interests/Peloponnesian War

aid and had been made a part of the defensive alliance formed by the Athenians. Since Corinth was allied with Sparta, the foundati...

Classical Literature and the Hero

In ten pages this paper contrasts and compares the hero's role in Sophocles' Antigone, Thucydides' The History of the Peloponnesia...

Thucydides and his accuracy as a historian

the objectivity he professed" (Lattimore xiii). As this postmodern revisionist view of Thucydides suggests, his historical accurac...

An Analysis of Thucydides

In a paper consisting of six pages the writer argues that in History of the Peloponnesian War Thucydides regards the Athens defeat...

Justice According to Thucydides and Plato

has Socrates presented with various definitions of justice. Socrates is always opposed to any rule or definition that can be appli...

Classicism and Greek Culture

a decidedly different climate in relation to justice. The end of the Classical period brought with it Alexanders death, as well a...

Why Livy And Thucydides Chose To Write About War and Rome

after being cast into the water in a basket -- survived and ultimately grew up with the intent to seek revenge against the king (a...

Athens and the Peloponnesian War

relationship to one complaint and event prior to the war: "the complaint of Corinth was that her colony of Potidaea, and Corinthia...

The Tides of War by Steven Pressfield

dropping bombs from 30,000 feet or sitting in a headquarters building and pushing a button to annihilate soldiers thousands of mil...

The Causes of the Persian Wars, 499-404 BCE

Ionian Greeks under Persian rule, with the other Greeks were free, a state of affairs that was going to cause trouble sooner or la...

Athens and the Mitylenian Debate

In five pages this paper discusses the effects and involvement of Athens in the ancient Mitylenian debate with Thucydides' texts c...

Values of the Greco Roman Societies

In six pages this paper discusses how the values of the societies of ancient Greece and Rome are reflected in such works of litera...

The Last of the Wine by Mary Renault

of restrained antagonism -- somewhat similar to the "Cold War" of the 1950s and 60s -- simmered just under the surface, threatenin...

Discussion: Hektor, Antigone, Phaedra and the Melians

could well be said that his acceptance of his brothers actions, despite his berating his brother, may have been the most important...

Thucydides' Views of Sparta and Athens

In a paper consisting of 10 pages the ways in which Thucydides depicted Sparta and Athens in terms of their cultural and social sy...

Twenty Seven Year Conflict Known as the Peloponnesian War

and about 700 allies, were to delay the invading Persians for as long as possible. The idea was that an elite force, willing to s...

Peloponnesian War Defeat of Athens in 404 B.C.

turned into tribute to Athens" (Greer, 1977, p. 74). Many neighboring city states were appalled by Athens avarice and abuse of po...

The Role of Alcibiades in Determining the Peloponnesian War Outcome

money gaining the favor of the general public. He had only one true political rival, Nicias, who had secured a treaty of peace fo...

Ancient Greeks and Politics

basically a war between Athens and Sparta (Thucydides, 1881). This came about as a result of the growth of the Athenian Empire, a...