By Christine Lee, Neville Morley
A instruction manual to the Reception of Thucydides bargains a useful advisor to the reception of Thucydides and his paintings. via unique essays via verified and rising students, this instruction manual explores the most strands of reception and the main salient contexts during which Thucydides has been learn and appropriated.
Thucydides’ effect has unfold throughout many disciplines and sub-disciplines, together with historiography, political thought, diplomacy and strategic stories. Essays discover those domain names in addition to different literary, cultural and old contexts; participants interact with quite a few extant interpretations whereas constructing new ways to Thucydides’ paintings. Chapters specialize in diverse features of Thucydides’ writing; his function as a historian and his contribution to the advance of historiography; his prestige as a political and strategic philosopher; the impression of educational and non-academic readings of The historical past; and extra Thucydidean topics. The instruction manual concludes with own reflections by means of eminent students at the value and perennial significance of Thucydides’ paintings for this new release and for generations to come back.
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73]. Having described Thucydides’ style in the original, Valla told the pope that he would be content if the historian maintained these qualities in his translation: Now you know, Highest Pontiff, how Thucydides is in Greek. If you will come to the conclusion that translated by me he preserves the same dignity, I shall forget all my labor. (MS Vat. lat. 1801; partial edition in Pade 2003: 121–2) I believe that Valla’s preface reveals him as an exponent of contemporary humanist theory of translation.