Thucydides Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Abbott, G. F. Thucydides: A Study in Historical Reality, George Routledge & Sons, 1925.

Argues that Thucydides' approach to historical writing breaks from the conventions of classical history and anticipates modern styles.

Connor, W. R. "A Post Modernist Thucydides?" The Classical Journal 72, No. 4 (April-May 1977): 289-98.

Reviews modern criticism on Thucydides's History, remarking in particular on recent pronounced shifts in critical opinion.

De Romilly, Jacqueline. Thucydides and Athenian Imperialism. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1963, 400 p....

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