In this collection of nine essays, a group of internationally known classicists examine from a variety of viewpoints the speeches that Thucydides inserted into the history of the Peloponnesian War. The essayists include: William C. West III, Henry R. Immerwahr, W. James McCoy, Philip A. Stadter, A. R. Rubitschek, N. G. L. Hammond, Hans-Peter Stahl, and H. D. Westlake. George W. Kennedy provides an introduction.
Originally published in 1973.
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