Thucydides and Pindar: Historical Narrative and the World of Epinikian Poetry Paperback – 6 Jul 2006
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Review from previous edition No one has ever written a book like this before. No one but Simon Hornblower could write such a book now. (TLS)
The results are exhilarating and breathless. The reader is dragged not only all over Pindar and Thucydides but also in and out of a great deal of modern scholarship, whose virtues and vices are gently pointed out along the way. (TLS)
About the Author
Simon Hornblower is Professor of Classics and Ancient History at University College London.