Thucydides, Vol. 1

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Author  Thucydides Thucydides
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   July 1, 2012
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Pages  340

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The Greek text of this book I. is reprinted, by kind permission, from that of Mr. Stuart Jones in the Oxford series. Some years ago I prepared a text; but, on comparing tlie Oxford text with my own, I found that mine seldom differed from it, and it seemed better to follow the new text as it stands, merely noting the few passages in which I am unable to agree with Mr. Stuart Jones. For the permission so readily accorded I tender my best thanks. Fifteen years have passed since the first instalment of this school edition was published. It was intended to include books I., II., III., and tlie Sicilian Expedition. In this long period blind admiration of the author has sobered down into a clearer appreciation, as I hope, both of his greatness and of his defects. I do not think now that the adverse portions of Dionysius criticism can be dismissed as absurd.
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