By Christine Lee, Neville Morley
A guide to the Reception of Thucydides bargains a useful advisor to the reception of Thucydides and his paintings. via unique essays through validated and rising students, this guide explores the most strands of reception and the main salient contexts during which Thucydides has been learn and appropriated.
Thucydides’ impression has unfold throughout many disciplines and sub-disciplines, together with historiography, political conception, diplomacy and strategic reports. Essays discover those domain names in addition to different literary, cultural and historic contexts; participants interact with numerous extant interpretations whereas constructing new techniques to Thucydides’ paintings. Chapters specialise in various facets 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 background; and extra Thucydidean topics. The guide concludes with own reflections through eminent students at the importance and perennial significance of Thucydides’ paintings for this new release and for generations to come back.
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The translation is preserved in Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional, cod. 10801 (López Molina 1960: 56–146; Luttrell 1960: 401–7; Álvarez 1985: 99–109). We know that Heredia’s Aragonese version of Plutarch’s Lives was brought to Italy at the request of the Florentine chancellor and humanist Coluccio Saluti. There it was translated into Italian and enjoyed a considerable popularity for a number of years (Pade 2007: 80–7). We have no indication that anything similar happened with the version of Thucydides’ speeches, but it is conceivable that Heredia’s enterprise may have been instrumental in creating an early awareness of the History in humanist circles.