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Thu·cyd·i·des

 (tho͞o-sĭd′ĭ-dēz′) 460?-400? bc.
Greek historian noted for the unprecedented objectivity and thoroughness of his critical history of the Peloponnesian War.
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Thucydides

(θuːˈsɪdɪˌdiːz)
n
(Biography) ?460–?395 bc, Greek historian and politician, distinguished for his History of the Peloponnesian War
Thuˌcydiˈdean adj
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Thu•cyd•i•des

(θuˈsɪd ɪˌdiz)

n. c460–c400 B.C.,
Greek historian.
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Thucydides

[θjuːˈsɪdɪdiːz] NTucídides
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Thucydides

[θuːˈsɪdɪˌdiːz] n (History, Literature) → Tucidide m
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An ihrer Spitze stehen die "Hellenika", die Fortsetzung des Geschichtswerkes des Thukydides, in der er die Jahre von 403-362 behandelt.
(22) Nietzsche 1889 ('Was ich den Alten verdanke, 2'): Der Muth vor der Realitat unterscheidet zuletzt solche Naturen wie Thukydides und Plato: Plato ist ein Feigling vor der Realitat,--folglich fluchtet er in's Ideal; Thukydides hat sich in der Gewalt, folglich behalt er auch die Dinge in der Gewalt ...; on this topic, cf.
Historians (e.g., Herodotos, Thukydides, Polybios, Sallust, Tacitus) may pick the historical subjects that they write up on the basis of how well a "set" of events conforms to their preconceived expectations.
Das Geschichtswerk des Thukydides, 3rd (unaltered) ed., Hildesheim.
unsettled situation zu brechen, lese ich Thukydides. Diese Alten bleiben
The historiography of Thukydides and Livy as the analytical reflections on events in another age, another culture, are treated by Kagan as a blueprint for ours - as though Hitler's strategies could be exhaustively interpreted by balance of power politics, as though the American Cold War triumph over Cuba (did anything else ever happen in the Cold War?) explains the attraction of Communism or the fervour of McCarthyism.
Mikalson, `Religion and the Plague in Athens, 431-423 B.C.', GRBS Monograph 10, (1984), 217-25 examines the evidence for religious activity during the plague years and finds Thukydides' pessimism extreme, though he does not doubt that the effects of the plague were profound.