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[thoo-sid-i-deez] /θuˈsɪd ɪˌdiz/
c460–c400 b.c, Greek historian. Unabridged
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?460–?395 bc, Greek historian and politician, distinguished for his History of the Peloponnesian War
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Thucydidean, adjective
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Thucydides [(thooh-sid-uh-deez)]

An ancient Greek historian and general. Thucydides' history of the Peloponnesian War, in which he fought, is famous for its careful reporting of events and its sharp analysis of causes and effects.

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