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Author Nichols, Mary P., author

Title Thucydides and the pursuit of freedom / Mary P. Nichols
Published Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, 2015
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Contents Introduction: Thucydides as historian -- Periclean Athens and an image of freedom -- Athenian freedom in the balance: Mytilene and Plataea -- Sparta, Brasidas, and the liberation of Hellas -- Sicily, Alcibiades, and the liberation of Eros -- Homecoming and freedom -- Conclusion: Thucydides, an Athenian
Summary This book argues for the centrality of the idea of freedom in Thucydides's thought. Through a close reading of his 'History of the Peloponnesian War', the book explores the manifestations of this theme
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-189) and index
Notes English
Subject Thucydides -- Political and social views
Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War.
Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War
Thucydides -- Political and social views
Thucydides
Thucydides ca. 460 v. Chr.-400 v. Chr.
SUBJECT History of the Peloponnesian War (Thucydides) fast
Subject Liberty.
Freedom
freedom.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- Greece.
PHILOSOPHY -- Political.
Liberty
Political and social views
Freiheit
Griechenland Altertum
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0801455588
9780801455582
1336284250
9781336284258
9780801455575
080145557X