Browsing by Subject "Thucydides"
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(2012-07-13)For over two thousand years, Plato’s superiority to Thucydides was taken as an article of faith in Western philosophy. Nietzsche was the first to challenge this verdict by asserting his view—on philosophical grounds—that ...
This paper explores the expansion of the Athenian empire as well as her entrance into war with Sparta. It considers the movement of the three Periclean speeches, in order to understand Pericles' particularly grand attempt ...