A review of
Thucydides: The Reinvention of History
I was originally drawn to Thucydides by my interest in documentary film theory. In fact, I’ve come to think of him more as a documentarian, reporting what he saw, overheard, or gleaned from conversations or interviews, than an historian who writes about the distant past through equal parts research and imagination.
In the History of the Peloponnesian War
Reviewed by Sean - Central on
June 5, 2013