The History of the Peloponnesian War
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One of the most influential works of history in Western culture, Thucydides' account of the civil war among the Greek city-states (431-404 BCE) was groundbreaking in relying on empirical evidence rather than legend, and recognizing human agency rather than divine intervention in history. Neville Jason reads an abridged and updated version of the Richard Crawley translation. 6 CDs 7hrs 17mins