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The History of the Peloponnesian War

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) in the 5th Century BC. 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 is divided into eight books. These book divisions are the work of editors in later antiquity. W. R. Connor [...] describes Thucydides as "an artist who responds to, selects and skillfully arranges his material, and develops its symbolic and emotional potential." (Summary from Wikipedia)

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) in the 5th Century BC. 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 is divided into eight books. These book divisions are the work of editors in later antiquity. W. R. Connor [...] describes Thucydides as "an artist who responds to, selects and skillfully arranges his material, and develops its symbolic and emotional potential." (Summary from Wikipedia)
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History

Description:

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) in the 5th Century BC. 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 is divided into eight books. These book divisions are the work of editors in later antiquity. W. R. Connor [...] describes Thucydides as "an artist who responds to, selects and skillfully arranges his material, and develops its symbolic and emotional potential." (Summary from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

20h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

31:16


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

49:50


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

33:16


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

36:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

45:40


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

01:02:44


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

38:17


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

53:25


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

01:00:08


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

44:42


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

32:31


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

45:31


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

35:00


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:08:16


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

40:34


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:35:21


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

22:27


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

55:28


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

49:33


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

01:16:11


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

54:13


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

13:37


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

54:06


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

55:57


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

52:35


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

50:55