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By Christine Lee, Neville Morley

A instruction manual to the Reception of Thucydides bargains a useful advisor to the reception of Thucydides and his paintings. via unique essays by way of validated and rising students, this guide explores the most strands of reception and the main salient contexts within which Thucydides has been learn and appropriated.
Thucydides’ impression has unfold throughout many disciplines and sub-disciplines, together with historiography, political conception, diplomacy and strategic experiences. Essays discover those domain names in addition to different literary, cultural and old contexts; individuals have interaction with various extant interpretations whereas constructing new techniques to Thucydides’ paintings. Chapters concentrate on various features of Thucydides’ writing; his function as a historian and his contribution to the improvement of historiography; his prestige as a political and strategic philosopher; the effect of educational and non-academic readings of The heritage; and extra Thucydidean subject matters. The instruction manual concludes with own reflections through eminent students at the importance and perennial value of Thucydides’ paintings for this new release and for generations to return.

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1). He claims that it was from the historian that Demosthenes had borrowed many of the essential characteristics of his style (speed, density, vehemence, 20 Valérie Fromentin and Sophie Gotteland mordancy, and harshness) as well as a virtuosity needed to stir the feelings (Thuc. 53–5; cf. Demosthenes 9–10, Ad Pomp. Gem. c. 20). Following these witnesses, modern criticism has sought to discover echoes of The Peloponnesian War behind certain formulas or arguments of Demosthenes (Canfora 1992: 11–41; Hornblower 1995: 52; Yunis 1996: 240–1, 256–7, 268–77).

E i nuovi generi della prosa [Seminari Romani di Cultura Greca. Quaderni 7]. Rome: Quasar. Nicolai, Roberto. 2006. : 693–719. Nouhaud, Michel. 1982. L’utilisation de l’histoire par les orateurs attiques. Paris: Les Belles Lettres. Thucydides’ Ancient Reputation 25 Patillon, Michel and Giancarlo Bolognesi, eds. 1997. Aelius Théon: Progymnasmata. Paris: Les Belles Lettres. Patillon, Michel, ed. 2008. Corpus rhetoricum: Préambule à la rhétorique, Anonyme; Progymnasmata, Aphthonios. En annexe: Progymnasmata, Pseudo-Hermogène.

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