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Author Harloe, Katherine

Title Thucydides and the modern world : reception, reinterpretation and influence from the Renaissance to the present / edited by Katherine Harloe and Neville Morley
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Contents Introduction: the modern reception of Thucydides / Katherine Harloe and Neville Morley -- Thucydides and the bellicose beginnings of modern political theory / Kinch Hoekstra -- Thucydides the Thermidorian: democracy on trial in the making of modern liberalism / Nadia Urbinari -- Historicising the classics: how nineteenth-century German historiography changed the perspective on historical tradition / Johannes Süßmann -- The education offered by Athens: Thucydides and the stirrings of democracy in Britain / Elizabeth Potter -- Thucydides, history and historicism in Wilhelm Roscher / Neville Morley -- Mourning and democracy: the Periclean epitaphios and its afterlife / Jennifer Roberts -- The Greek Thucydides: Venizelos' translation of Thucydides / Emily Greenwood -- Thucydides and 'realism' among the classics of international relations / Steven Forde -- International relations and Thucydides / Richard Ned Lebow -- Receiving Thucydides politically / Geoffrey Hawthorn
Cover; THUCYDIDES AND THE MODERN WORLD; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1: Introduction: the modern reception of Thucydides; LANDMARKS IN THE POST-RENAISSANCE RECEPTION OF THUCYDIDES; APPROACHING THUCYDIDEAN RECEPTION; TRANSLATION, SCHOLARSHIP AND EDUCATION; CONCEPTIONS OF THUCYDIDES AND HIS WORK; KEY READINGS AND THEMES; THE USE AND ABUSE OF THUCYDIDES; RECEIVING THUCYDIDES; CHAPTER 2: Thucydides and the bellicose beginnings of modern political theory; CHAPTER 3: Thucydides the Thermidorian: democracy on trial in the making of modern liberalism
GIRONDINS AND THERMIDORIANSTHE IDEOLOGICAL ENTERPRISE OF ANCIENT HISTORIOGRAPHY; A CENTURY OF MYTHS; THUCYDIDES AND THE NATIONAL INTEREST; A DIVIDED LIBERAL FAMILY; AN 'EXCEPTION' TO THE RULE: THUCYDIDES THE DEMOCRAT; CHAPTER 4: Historicising the classics: how nineteenth-century German historiography changed the perspective on historical tradition; HISTORICISATION AS AN EXPERIENCE: THE SHOCK-WAVES OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION; HISTORICISATION AS AN INTELLECTUAL REVOLUTION: GERMAN IDEALISM; HISTORICISATION AS A TASK: THE POLITICAL IMPACT; HISTORICISING THUCYDIDES: THE EXAMPLE OF FRIEDRICH SCHLEGEL
CHAPTER 5: The education offered by Athens: Thucydides and the stirrings of democracy in BritainBRITISH POLITICAL THOUGHT IN THE MID NINETEENTH CENTURY: THE RELEVANCE OF ATHENS AND THE CONTRIBUTION OF THUCYDIDES; J.S. MILL; MATTHEW ARNOLD; CONCLUSIONS; CHAPTER 6: Thucydides, history and historicism in Wilhelm Roscher; HISTORY AS SCIENCE; HISTORY AS ART; INFLUENCE; CONCLUSION; CHAPTER 7: Mourning and democracy: the Periclean epitaphios and its afterlife; CHAPTER 8: The Greek Thucydides: Venizelos' translation of Thucydides; BACKGROUND; THE CONTEXT FOR VENIZELOS' TRANSLATION
SPEAKING THE SAME LANGUAGECASE STUDY: READING VENIZELOS' TRANSLATION OF THUC. VII. 87.5-VIII. 1.2; Thucydides History VII. 87.5-6; Zervos 1911, vol. IV: 55; Venizelos 1940, vol. II: 222; Crawley, edited by Strassler 1996: 478; MINORITY TRANSLATION; CHAPTER 9: Thucydides and 'realism' among the classics of international relations; I; II; III; IV; CHAPTER 10: International relations and Thucydides; INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AFTER THE COLD WAR; THUCYDIDES; THE FUTURE OF THUCYDIDES; CHAPTER 11: Receiving Thucydides politically; References; Index
Summary Explores the far-reaching impact of the ancient Greek historian Thucydides on modern historiography, political theory and international relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed May 8, 2013)
Subject Thucydides -- Influence
Thucydides -- Criticism and interpretation
Thucydides
Historiography -- Philosophy
Political science -- Philosophy.
International relations -- Philosophy.
Civilization, Modern -- Philosophy
HISTORY -- General.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- Greece.
Civilization, Modern -- Philosophy
Historiography -- Philosophy
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
International relations -- Philosophy
Political science -- Philosophy
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Morley, Neville
LC no. 2012010629
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