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Thucydides, The English Works, vol. IX (The Peloponnesian War Part II) [1839]

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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury; Now First Collected and Edited by Sir William Molesworth, Bart., (London: Bohn, 1839-45). 11 vols. Vol. 9.

Part of: The English Works of Thomas Hobbes, 11 vols.


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Vol. 2 of Hobbes’ translation. Thucydides was one of the greatest of the ancient Greek historians because of his attention to accurate research. His account of the 5th century BC struggle between Athens and Sparta is one of the first works of history to combine political and ethical reflections with history writing.

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