Monthly Archives: March 2006

Next call – Book 2

Folks, Our next call on Book 2 of Thucydides is planned for: – Saturday, April 1 – 12 noon – 1-800-615-2900/ 11215 Meanwhile, take a look at this recent DNA analysis performed by Dr. Manolis Papagrigorakis, Assistant Prof Univ of Athens School of … Continue reading

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Book 1 call themes and recording

Folks, We had a great call yesterday discussing Thucydides Book 1. Key themes that emerged for us included: – Origins of the Athenian Empire (and some background that Thucydides did not include about the Delian League) – People, place and identity… Continue reading

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Thucydides Book 1 call

Folks, We have our next call – on Book 1 – Saturday, 3/11 @ 12PM New York Time (9AM California Time) 1-800-615-2900 1-661-705-2005 (for callers outside the USA and Canada) code: 11215 What do you think so far? Phil Continue reading

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Book One – questions for 1.1 – 1.23

As you read the early sections of Book One – especially 1.1 to 1.23 – consider Thucydides’ philosophy and biases. Keep in mind that Thucydides was a precise writer and that every word, every section serves a purpose. Ask yourself “why is he writin… Continue reading

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