New PDF release: A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides

By Christine Lee, Neville Morley

A guide to the Reception of Thucydides bargains a useful advisor to the reception of Thucydides and his paintings. via unique essays through demonstrated and rising students, this guide explores the most strands of reception and the main salient contexts during which Thucydides has been learn and appropriated.
Thucydides’ effect has unfold throughout many disciplines and sub-disciplines, together with historiography, political idea, diplomacy and strategic stories. Essays discover those domain names in addition to different literary, cultural and ancient contexts; members have interaction with a number of extant interpretations whereas constructing new ways to Thucydides’ paintings. Chapters specialize in varied features of Thucydides’ writing; his position as a historian and his contribution to the advance of historiography; his prestige as a political and strategic philosopher; the impression of educational and non-academic readings of The heritage; and extra Thucydidean topics. The instruction manual concludes with own reflections by way of eminent students at the value and perennial significance of Thucydides’ paintings for this iteration and for generations to return.

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In his letter to the reader, Enenkel moreover explains that in the commentary he is not much concerned with problems of language or textual emendations, nor with the rendering of meaning by paraphrase. , with frequent moral comments. The Renaissance 33 Scholarship: Editions Textual scholarship on Thucydides began in Italy half a century after the first Latin translation was published. Although a relatively large number of Greek manuscripts of the History seems to have been circulating in Italy during the fifteenth century (Fryde 1983: 24–5), they contain little evidence that Italian readers attempted work on the text itself.

Gotteland, Sophie. 2010. : 35–50. Hornblower, Simon. 1995. ” Journal of Hellenic Studies 115: 47–68. 2307/631643 Kyhnitzsch, Ernestus B. 1894. , Leipzig). Lachenaud, Guy. 2003. ” In Grecs et Romains aux prises avec l’histoire: Représentations, récits et idéologie, edited by Guy Lachenaud and Dominique Longrée, 97–108. Rennes: PU Rennes. Lintott, Andrew. 1997. 3: 2497–523. Berlin: De Gruyter. Litsch, Emil. 1893. , Freiburg). Lucarini, Carlo M. 2003. 1: 173–4. Luschnat, Otto. 1970. Thukydides der Historiker.

Schepens, Guido. 2010. “Thucydide législateur de l’histoire? : 121–40. Spengel, Leonard, ed. 1854–6. Rhetores Graeci. 2 vols. Leipzig: Teubner. Titchener, Frances B. 1995. ” Phoenix 49: 189–200. Trédé, Monique. 2010. : 191–7. Yunis, Harvey. 1996. Taming Democracy. Models of Political Rhetoric in Classical Athens. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Zecchini, Giuseppe. 1983. ” Critica Storica 20: 3–31. 2 The Renaissance Scholarship, Criticism, and Education Marianne Pade Background: Byzantium and Medieval Italy Thucydides had been widely read and used by Greek scholars and writers during the Byzantine period, and he is frequently mentioned or quoted directly (Krumbacher 1897; Moravcsik 1958; Pade 2003: 109–11).

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