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Anankē in Thucydides

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Thucydides.,
    • Anankē (The Greek word),
    • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C. -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMartin Ostwald.
      SeriesAmerican classical studies ;, 18, American classical studies ;, no. 18.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF229.T6 O77 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 82 p. ;
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2054729M
      ISBN 101555402798, 1555402801
      LC Control Number88032781


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He is blunt in stating that the war between Athens and Sparta was caused “due to fear of Athenian power”–but this is not just military power. Herodotus wrote that the name Olorus, Thucydides's father's name, Anankē in Thucydides book connected with Thrace and Thracian royalty.

Thucydides was probably connected through family to the Athenian statesman and general Miltiades and his son Cimon, leaders of the old aristocracy supplanted by the Radical e work: History of the Peloponnesian War. Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War ("Agamemnon", "Hom.

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The use that Thucydides makes of speeches Speeches play an important role in Thucydides' History, but remember: it is the historian who has set down these speeches in writing; he had no written originals from which to work.

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Ten years into the struggle, the Athenian general Thucydides was dismissed for a military failure that led to a triumph for posterity: the former general retired to write an account of the war, resulting in one of the world's great history books.

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