Thucydides

Thucydides (z; Θουκυδίδης, Thoukudídēs [tʰuːkydídɛːs]; c. 460 – c. 395 BC) was an Athenian historian, political philosopher and general. His History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year 411 BC. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of `scientific history` because of his.....
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Thucydides

(c. 455 BC-c. 400 BC) Athenian historian. He was briefly a general during the Peloponnesian War with Sparta, but as a result of his failure to save Amphipolis from the Spartan general Brasidas, he was banished from...
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Thucydides

(from the article `Pericles`) There was domestic criticism, however. Thucydides, son of Melesias (not the historian) and a relative of Cimon, who had inherited some of his ...
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Thucydides

noun ancient Greek historian remembered for his history of the Peloponnesian War (460-395 BC)
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Thucydides

ancient Greek historian of the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta; Thucydides began writing his History of the Peloponnesian War in 431 BCE; during the time Thucydides composed his History, he was exiled from Athens because, as an Athenian general, he failed to save the town of Amphipolis from the the Spartan general Brasidas; his History ...
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Thucydides

Athenian historian. He was briefly a general during the Peloponnesian War with Sparta, but as a result of his failure to save Amphipolis from the Spartan general Brasidas, he was banished from Athens in 424. His History of the Peloponnesian War gives a detailed account of the conflict to 411. The work is remarkable not only for t...
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Thucydides

greatest of ancient Greek historians and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the struggle between Athens and Sparta in ... [19 related articles]
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Thucydides

Thucydides (thOOsid'idēz) , c.460–c.400 B.C., Greek historian of Athens, one of the greatest of ancient historians. His family was partly Thracian. As a general in the Peloponnesian War he failed (424 B.C.) to prevent the surrender of the city of Amphipolis to the Spartan commander B...
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Thucydides

[n] - ancient Greek historian remembered for his history of the Peloponnesian War (460-395 BC)
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