The Peloponnesian War – The Hobbes Translation

Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War, trans. Thomas Hobbes, ed./intro., David Grene. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989.  


“Thomas Hobbes’s translation of Thucydides brings together the magisterial prose of one of the greatest writers of the English language and the depth of mind and experience of one of the greatest writers of history in any language. . . . For every reason, the current availability of this great work is a boon.”

— Joseph Cropsey, University of Chicago

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