Thucydides Quotes (75 quotes)




Thucydides
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As quoted in "Day's Collacon: an Encyclopaedia of Prose Quotations" by Edward Parsons Day, International Printing and Publishing Office, 1884, p. 905
Thucydides
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Idea attributed to Thucydides in "The Art of Rhetoric", supposedly written by Dionysius of Halicarnassus (c. 60 BCE – after 7 BCE). Also quoted by Lord Bolingbroke.
Thucydides
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Attributed to Thucydides in: The works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: including her correspondence, poems, and essays, Volume 4, R. Phillips, 1803
Thucydides
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As quoted in "The Bellstone: The Greek Sponge Divers of the Aegean: One American's Journey Home" by Michael N. Kalafatas, Brandeis University Press/University Press of New England, 2003 - ISBN: 9781584652724
Thucydides
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As quoted in "Peace and War in Antiquity: A Selection of Passages from Ancient Greek and Latin Authors, Presented in English, with the Originals Appended", Alexander Souter, Scholartis Press, 1931
Thucydides
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History of the Peloponnesian War, book II


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Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Historian

Bio: Thucydides was a Greek historian and author from Alimos. His History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year 411 BC.

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