The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

The History of the Peloponnesian War is an account of the Peloponnesian War in Ancient Greece, fought between the Peloponnesian League (led by Sparta) and the Delian League (led by Athens). It was written by Thucydides, an Athenian general who served in the war. It is widely considered a classic and regarded as one of the earliest scholarly works of history. The History was divided into eight books by editors of later antiquity.

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History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume III: Books 5-6 (Loeb Classical Library) Hardcover 1201788 $25.78 $19.99 1921
Thucydides: History of the Peloponnesian War, IV, Books VII and VIII (Loeb Classical Library No. 169) (Volume IV) (Greek and English Edition) Hardcover 1041617 $25.28 $25.45 1965
Thucydides: The War of the Peloponnesians and the Athenians (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) Paperback 297637 $20.99 $22.84 2013
On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War (Hackett Classics) Paperback 17083 $9.79 $1.89 1993
History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume I: Books 1-2 (Loeb Classical Library) Hardcover 767218 $25.99 $16.95 1919
On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War (Hackett Classics) Hardcover 2468112 $40.00 $5.00 1993
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History of the Peloponnesian War (Great Minds Series) Paperback 3063033 $8.99 $0.01 1998
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Thucydides: Book VI (BCP Greek Texts) (Bk. 6) Paperback 2425168 $19.86 $27.14 2002
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On Justice, Power, and Human Nature: Selections from The History of the Peloponnesian War (Translated & Annotated) Kindle Edition 282653 $8.76 2010
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Thucydides: History of the Peloponnesian War Books VI and VII: A Companion to the Penguin Translation (Classical Studies) (Bk. 7-8) Paperback 976957 $4.90 $3.94 1998
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The history of the Peloponnesian war, translated from the Greek of Thucydides. ... By William Smith, ... Volume 2 of 2 Paperback 959059 $19.99 $24.82 2010
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Thucydides: The War of the Peloponnesians and the Athenians (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) Hardcover 1173668 $98.98 $86.81 2013
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The History Of The War Between The Peloponnesians And Athenians By Thucydides, Books 3-4 (1891) Paperback 1758027 $19.52 $22.40 2010
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History of the Peloponnesian War, Volume II: Books 3-4 (Loeb Classical Library) Hardcover 379864 $18.70 $15.50 1920
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History of the Peloponnesian War: v. 2 (Loeb Classical Library) by Thucydides (1989-07-01) Hardcover 8031315 $91.88 $93.47
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