Thucydides Mythistoricus.

by Francis MacDonald Cornford

Publisher: Routledge & K. Paul in London

Written in English
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  • Greece

Subjects:

  • Thucydides,
  • Greece -- History -- Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDF229.T6 C8 1965
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 252 p.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5955219M
LC Control Number65029354
OCLC/WorldCa405148

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cornford, Francis Macdonald, Thucydides Mythistoricus. London: E. Arnold, Excerpt from Thucydides Mythistoricus The title of this book needs a word of explanation, if not of apology; for to any one who is accustomed to think of Thucydides as typically prosaic, and nothing if not purely historical, the epithet Mythistorieus may seem to carry a note of challenge, or even of paradox. But the sense in which the expression has here been used is quite consistent with the /5(2). Thucydides has books on Goodreads with ratings. Thucydides’s most popular book is History of the Peloponnesian War. Thucydides Mythistoricus (Routledge Revivals) y más de , libros están disponibles para Amazon Kindle. Más información/5(2).

This book is essential for the study of Thucydides. Its standpoint was a great novelty when it appeared in , and it has been read and quoted by practically everyone who has since had something to say on the subject. It is therefore fortunate that it is now available in a Kindle edition. Unfortunately though the abundant Greek quotations /5(2). Download Thucydides Mythistoricus free in PDF & EPUB format. Download Francis M. Cornford's Thucydides Mythistoricus for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. First published in and reissued in , this is a fascinating study of Thucydides's ides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. CONCISE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF MODERN SOURCES. All modern inquiry on Thucydides is based on A. W. Gomme, A. Andrewes, and K. J. Dover’s five-volume A Historical Commentary on Thucydides (Oxford, ). TheCommentary is much more than a running guide to the Greek text of Thucydides; in addition it serves as a philologically based history of fifth-century Greece itself.

This book falls into two parts: Thucydides Historicus and Thucydides Mythicus. In the first, Francis M. Cornford attempts to prove the inadequacy of Thucydid, ISBN Buy the Thucydides Mythistoricus ebook. About this Item: University of Pennsylvania Press, Softcover. Condition: Very Good. Spine a little discolored and creased. ; The title of this book needs a word of explanation, if not of apology; for to any one who is accustomed to think of Thucydides as typically prosaic, and nothing if not purely historical, the epithet Mythistoricus may seem to carry a note of challenge, or even of.   The Thucydides Trap When one great power threatens to displace another, war is almost always the result -- but it doesn’t have to be. By Graham Allison | June 9, , AM.

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A book that started so well but had such a poor end. Thucydides Mythistoricus begins spectacularly with the assumption that Thucydides was a man of his times and he did not break with his cultural environment- he was very much influenced by the Aeschylian tragedy instead- and it proceeds to an eye-opening explanation /5.

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In Thucydides Mythistoricus. book Book. This book falls into two parts: Thucydides Historicus and Thucydides Mythicus. In the first, Francis M. Cornford attempts to prove the inadequacy of Thucydides's account of the origins of the Peloponnesian War and develops a very different theory of its causes.

Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the war as shown by Thucydides and other sources, and then goes on to comment on the : Francis Macdonald Cornford.

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texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Thucydides Mythistoricus by Cornford, Francis Macdonald, Publication date Topics Thucydides, Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, B.C PublisherPages: Thucydides prefaces the introductory Book of his history with the statement that he has recorded the grounds of quarrel between Athens and the Peloponnesians, ‘in order that no one may ever have to ask from what origin so great a war arose among the Hellenes.’¹ Plainly he Thucydides Mythistoricus.

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Books by Language Additional Collections. Full text of "Thucydides Mythistoricus" See other formats. Thucydides (c. B.C. B.C.) (Greek Θουκυδίδης, Thoukydídēs) was a Greek historian and author of the History of the Peloponnesian War, which recounts the 5th century B.C.

war between Sparta and Athens to the year B.C. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" due to his strict standards of evidence /5. item 3 Thucydides Mythistoricus by Francis MacDonald Cornford (English) Hardcover Book - Thucydides Mythistoricus by Francis MacDonald Cornford (English) Hardcover Book.

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Book Description. First published in and reissued inthis is a fascinating study of Thucydides’s ides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C. context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford.

Thucydides Mythistoricus | Francis M. Cornford | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. There are dozens of books about Thucydides and the Peloponnesian war, but I’ll highlight one written about years ago as well as reviews of some recent books.

Thucydides Mythistoricus by Francis Macdonald Cornford: argues “that Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War was informed by Thucydides' tragic view.”. Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C.

context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the war as shown by Thucydides and other sources, and then goes on to comment on the : Thucydides The Mythistorian Thucydides Mythistoricus.

By Francis Macdonald Cornford, Fellow and Lecturer of Trinity College, Cambridge. London: Edward Arnold, Categories: Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy. Thucydides Mythistoricus的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. Thucydides is the author of one of the earliest and most influential works in the history of political thought.

His subject was the conflict we now call the ‘Peloponnesian War’, the great war between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies, which lasted from to BC (with a break in the middle) and ended with the defeat of Athens and the dissolution of the Athenian empire.

Thucydides (/ θj uː ˈ s ɪ d ɪ d iː z /; Ancient Greek: Θουκυδίδης Thoukūdídēs [tʰuːkyːdídɛːs]; c. – c. BC) was an Athenian historian and History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the fifth-century BC war between Sparta and Athens until the year BC. Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" by those who accept his claims to Notable work: History of the Peloponnesian War.

Thucydides Mythistoricus Francis M. Cornford. pages | 5 1/4 x 8 | 3 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors "An inspiring and commendable book."—.

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[Francis Macdonald Cornford] -- "Thucydides (/?ju?sddi?z/; Ancient Greek:?????, Thoukydídēs; c. BC) was a Greek historian and Athenian general. His History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the 5th century BC war.

Toward the end of his work, Thucydides demonstrates that flexible thinking about the city exacerbated the Athenians' civil war. Providing a thorough critique and analysis of Thucydides' neglected book 8, Taylor shows that Thucydides praises political compromise centered around the traditional city in Attica.

All works on ancient Greek History contain discussions of Thucydides, and an interesting criticism is that of J. B. Bury, Ancient Greek Historians (). F. M. Cornford, Thucydides mythistoricus (), sought to prove that the History is really only an historical tragedy, i.e.

a dramatized version of the facts, but this view has not been.Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cornford, Francis Macdonald, Thucydides Mythistoricus. New York, Greenwood Press [].Thucydides set out to write a truthful account of the Pelopennesian war, but his work reflects his Athenian fourth-century B.C.

context, which was of a particular interest to Cornford. In this fascinating title, Cornford analyses the causes of the war as shown by Thucydides and other sources, and then goes on to comment on the : F M Cornford.