Thucydides

(1993 PV6 )
CURRENT POSITION: 18 LEO 1
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Period: 3.897113188664 years
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15.8.1993 01:09 Caussols 6e56 43n45 observations 1

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Named for Thucydides (ca. 460-400 BC), the greatest of the ancient Greek historians, who wrote strictly contemporary history of events through which he lived. His best known work, History of the Peloponnesian War, recounted the fifth-century-BC struggle between Athens and Sparta. He was filled with a passion for truth, keeping him free from vulgar partiality against the enemy: "I have written not for immediate applause, but for posterity".

Named for Thucydides (ca. 460–400 BC), the greatest of the ancient Greek historians, who wrote strictly contemporary history of events through which he lived. His best known work, History of the Peloponnesian War, recounted the fifth-century-BC struggle between Athens and Sparta. He was filled with a passion for truth, keeping him free from vulgar partiality against the enemy: “I have written not for immediate applause, but for posterity”. (M 35493)

Avastatud: 15-8-1993 Avastamiskoht: Caussols Avastajad: Elst, E. W.

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