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Posts tagged as “Tucidide”

“Notes on Thucydides”

The dialogue between the Athenians and the Melians in Thucydides’ famous essay “The Peloponnesian War” remains important and current for several reasons: Montinari interprets Nietzsche’s “blond beast” as revealing that human society is founded on terrible acts. This is reflected in Thucydides’ history, where the Athenians, despite being…

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