Thucydides: The Reinvention of History by Donald Kagan audiobook

Thucydides: The Reinvention of History: The Reinvention of History

By Donald Kagan
Read by Paul Hecht

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9.61 Hours Unabridged
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Donald Kagan-Yale's Sterling Professor of Classics and History-delivers a compelling new look at revisionism in Thucydides' classic History of the Peloponnesian War. To determine how accurate and dispassionate the Athenian general really was, Kagan exposes his epic to an enlightening and thorough analysis. Using contemporary and modern sources, Kagan reveals the exiled aristocrat's biases, prejudices, and his clear intention to spin events in his own way.

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Donald Kagan-Yale's Sterling Professor of Classics and History-delivers a compelling new look at revisionism in Thucydides' classic History of the Peloponnesian War. To determine how accurate and dispassionate the Athenian general really was, Kagan exposes his epic to an enlightening and thorough analysis. Using contemporary and modern sources, Kagan reveals the exiled aristocrat's biases, prejudices, and his clear intention to spin events in his own way.

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Author Bio: Donald Kagan

Author Bio: Donald Kagan

Donald Kagan is Sterling Professor of Classics and History at Yale University, the recipient of a National Humanities Medal for 2002, and one of the preeminent scholars of ancient Greek history.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 9.61
Audience: Adult
Language: English