Thucydides (c.460 BC - c.400 BC)
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An Athenian historian, political philosopher and general. His History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the 5th century BC war between Sparta and Athens to the year 411 BC.
Born: c.460 BC
Died: c.400 BC
The history of the Peloponnesian War, translated from the Greek of Thucydides. In two volumes. - London: 1753
The Holkham bust of Thucydides, a study in Greek iconography / by Adolf Michaelis ; translated from the German by Alexander Napier, Vicar of Holkham - Cambridge: 1878