Thucydides

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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.

Thucydides

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

Thu•cyd•i•des

(θuˈsɪd ɪˌdiz)

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

[θjuːˈsɪdɪdiːz] NTucídides

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.
Voir les articles classiques de W Muri, <<Politische Metonomasie (zu Thukydides 3.
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 .
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.
gehoren die Beschreiber wie Herodot und Thukydides, die nur die Begebenheiten.
unsettled situation zu brechen, lese ich Thukydides.
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?
Die Entdeckung der politischen Geschichte durch Thukydides.