Athens at war – Rex Warner
« My work is not a piece of writing designed to meet the tastes of an immediate public, but was written to last for ever. » Thucydides The Athenian (c.460-400 BC). This little gem is an excellent introduction to what is considered as the greatest historical work of classical times: History Of The Peloponnesian War. The bloody and disastrous conflict between the two superpowers of the time, Athens and Sparta. Rex Warner who translated Thucydides’ work, has also provided this great synopsis offering the beginner an accessible entry point to the main translation.
Traduction de « La Guerre du Péloponèse » de Thucidide par REX WARNER