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Thucydides is said to have died at Skapte Hyle, a small town in Thrace, near the gold mines.Plutarch's Lives, Volume II|Aubrey Stewart & George Long
On the other hand, Thucydides is quite conscious of the value of the positive evidence afforded by archæological remains.Essays and Lectures|Oscar Wilde
Gangrene of the extremities was one of the symptoms of the plague of Athens as described by Thucydides.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
And the winter ended, and with it ended the sixteenth year of this war of which Thucydides is the historian.The History of the Peloponnesian War|Thucydides
The account of this remarkable transaction is given in Thucydides, vi.Historical Parallels, vol 3 (of 3)|Arthur Thomas Malkin
British Dictionary definitions for Thucydides
Derived forms of ThucydidesThucydidean, adjective
Cultural definitions for Thucydides
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.