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The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides

The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides



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Title: The History of the Peloponnesian WarAuthor: Thucydidestranslated by Richard CrawleyRelease Date: December, 2004 [EBook #7142][Yes, we are more than one year ahead of schedule][This file was first posted on March 15, 2003][Date last updated: June 19, 2004]Edition: 10Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ASCII*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR ***
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THE HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR  by Thucydides 431 BCtranslated by Richard Crawley
With PermissiontoCONNOP THIRLWALLHistorian of GreeceThis Translation of the Work of HisGreat Predecessoris Respectfully Inscribedby-The Translator-CONTENTSBOOK ICHAPTER IThe state of Greece from the earliest Times to theCommencement of the Peloponnesian WarCHAPTER IICauses of the War - The Affair of Epidamnus -The Affair of PotidaeaCHAPTER IIICongress of the Peloponnesian Confederacy atLacedaemonCHAPTER IVFrom the End of the Persian to the Beginning ofthe Peloponnesian War - The Progress fromSupremacy to EmpireCHAPTER VSecond Congress at Lacedaemon - Preparations forWar and Diplomatic Skirmishes - Cylon -Pausanias - Themistocles
BOOK IICHAPTER VIBeginning of the Peloponnesian War - FirstInvasion of Attica - Funeral Oration of PericlesCHAPTER VIISecond Year of the War - The Plague of Athens -Position and Policy of Pericles - Fall of PotidaeaCHAPTER VIIIThird Year of the War - Investment of Plataea -Naval Victories of Phormio - Thracian Irruptioninto Macedonia under SitalcesBOOK IIICHAPTER IXFourth and Fifth Years of the War - Revolt ofMityleneCHAPTER XFifth Year of the War - Trial and Execution of thePlataeans - Corcyraean RevolutionCHAPTER XISixth Year of the War - Campaigns of Demosthenesin Western Greece - Ruin of AmbraciaBOOK IVCHAPTER XIISeventh Year of the War - Occupation of pylos -Surrender of the Spartan Army in SphacteriaCHAPTER XIIISeventh and Eighth Years of the War - End ofCorcyraean Revolution - Peace of Gela -Capture of NisaeaCHAPTER XIVEighth and Ninth Years of the War - Invasion ofBoeotia - Fall of Amphipolis - Brilliant Successesof BrasidasBOOK V

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