- c460–c400 b.c., Greek historian.
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Such is the picture which Thucydides has drawn of the Athenians in their glory.Laws
What he or Thucydides thought in each case can only be guessed at.
Thucydides, of course, had a sensitive and emotional temperament.
I mean to take down a Thucydides, to feed on: like a whole Parmesan.Letters of Edward FitzGerald
Thucydides, it is true, gives us a minute account of the plague.The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915
Basil L. Gildersleeve
- ?460–?395 bc, Greek historian and politician, distinguished for his History of the Peloponnesian War
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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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