Delphi Complete Works of Thucydides - Thucydides

Delphi Complete Works of Thucydides

By Thucydides

  • Release Date: 2013-09-07
  • Genre: Ancient
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Description

The Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Latin and Greek texts.  This comprehensive eBook presents the complete works of the great historian Thucydides, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Thucydides’ life and works
* Features Benjamin Jowett’s scholarly translation and the original Greek text
* Concise introduction to the text
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Easily locate the sections you want to read with individual contents tables
* Includes a special Dual Text feature, with paragraph by paragraph access to the Greek and English translation – ideal for students of Classical Greek
* Also includes Xenophon’s seven book continuation: HELLENICA, allowing you to finish reading Thucydides’ unfinished work
* Features two bonus biographies – discover Thucydides’ ancient world
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
 
Please note: some Kindle software programs cannot display Greek characters correctly, however they do display correctly on Kindle devices.
 
CONTENTS:
 
The Translations
THE HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR
XENOPHON’S HELLENICA
 
The Greek Text
PRONOUNCING ANCIENT GREEK
CONTENTS OF GREEK TEXT
 
Dual Text
DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXT
 
The Biographies
INTRODUCTION TO THUCYDIDES by Charles Forster Smith
THUCYDIDES by T. W. Lumb

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