Browsing Araucaria - 2017 - Nº 37 by Subject "Thucydides"
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Spartan suspicions and the massacre, again [Article](Universidad de Sevilla, 2017)
While narrating Brasidas’ expedition to Thrace and the Spartans’ decision to send 700 helots to accompany him as hoplites, Thucydides refers to another episode of helots’ enfranchisement, followed however by their massacre. ...
The unexpected consequences of war. Thucydides on the relationship between war, civil war and the degradation of language [Article](Universidad de Sevilla, 2017)
In this paper I intend to provide an analysis of Thucydides’s account of war in the third section of his historical work (3.82-83). Despite some of his early commentators accused him of a certain obscurity, the notions of ...
Time and Truth in Thucydides [Article](Universidad de Sevilla, 2017)
In the first chapters on the method and in the so called archaiologia, Thucydides uses a vocabulary similar to that of the Hippocratic writers, yet his concept of time is different. While the ancient physicians have a ...