Book description:Genre: Classics
1st ed. of "The History of the Peloponnesian War".
Number of pages: 533
Thucydides book is now entitled History of the Peloponnesian War. His entire contribution to history & historiography is contained in this dense history of the 27-year war between Athens & allies against Sparta & its allies. It breaks off near the end of the 21st year.
Thucydides believed the war represented an event of unparalleled magnitude. He intended his