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THUCYDIDES: History of the Peloponnesian War (The) (Abridged)

    

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THUCYDIDES: History of the Peloponnesian War (The) (Abridged)



Disc 1

  The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)
1.   Book 1 – Chapter 1 00:06:02
2.   1.7 For in early times the Hellenes and the barbarians… 00:06:00
3.   1.13 As time went on and Eurystheus did not return, Atreus… 00:05:43
4.   1.18 Even after the Trojan War, Hellas was still engaged… 00:05:44
5.   1.23 Various, too, were the obstacles which the national… 00:04:49
6.   1.29 On the whole, however, the conclusions I have drawn… 00:05:01
7.   Chapter 2: Immediate Causes of the War 00:01:58
8.   Chapter 3: Congress of the Peloponnesian Confederacy… 00:04:39
9.   3.7 'We are at last assembled. It has not been easy to assemble…' 00:05:11
10.   3.12 'Such is Athens, your antagonist. And yet, Spartans…' 00:05:58
11.   3.17 'Such, then, was the result of the matter, and it was…' 00:04:56
12.   3.23 'We imagine that our moderation would be best demonstrated…' 00:05:53
13.   3.31 'Confidence might possibly be felt in our superiority in…' 00:05:54
14.   3.38 'In practice we always base our preparations against…' 00:05:11
15.   Chapter 4: From the end of the Persian to the beginning… 00:05:25


Disc 2

  The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)
1.   Chapter 5: Second Congress at Sparta – Preparations for War… 00:05:32
2.   5.7 'To apply these rules to ourselves, if we are now kindling…' 00:05:40
3.   5.12 'Your position, therefore, from whatever quarter…' 00:04:47
4.   5.16 Speech of Pericles to the Athenians on the conduct… 00:04:58
5.   5.21 'The great wish of some is to avenge themselves on…' 00:04:39
6.   5.26 Dismissing all thought of our land and houses, we must… 00:04:15
7.   Book 2 – Chapter 6: Beginning of the Peloponnesian War 00:05:00
8.   6.6 He accordingly took the precaution of announcing to… 00:05:55
9.   6.11 He, meanwhile, seeing anger and infatuation just now… 00:05:37
10.   6.17 'For it is hard to speak properly upon a subject where…' 00:05:05
11.   6.23 'If we turn to our military policy, there also we differ…' 00:05:40
12.   6.28 'Indeed if I have dwelt at some length upon the character…' 00:04:19
13.   6.32 'These take as your model and, judging happiness to be…' 00:04:31
14.   Chapter 7: Second Year of the War – The Plague of Athens… 00:03:34
15.   7.5 Externally the body was not very hot to the touch… 00:03:21


Disc 3

  The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)
1.   7.9 By far the most terrible feature in the malady was the… 00:05:55
2.   7.15 During the whole time that the Peloponnesians were in… 00:05:41
3.   7.20 'If you shrink before the exertions which the war makes…' 00:05:06
4.   7.24 'Besides, the hand of heaven must be borne with…' 00:03:26
5.   7.27 For as long as he was at the head of the state during the… 00:03:51
6.   Chapter 8: Third Year of the War – Investment of Plataea… 00:00:55
7.   Book 3 – Chapter 9: Fourth and Fifth Years of the War 00:05:44
8.   9.8 Speech of the Mytilenean ambassadors requesting help… 00:05:56
9.   9.12 'Such, Spartans and allies, are the grounds and the…' 00:05:26
10.   9.17 If, at the time that this fleet was at sea, Athens had… 00:05:46
11.   9.22 'The most alarming feature in the case is the constant…' 00:05:24
12.   9.27 'Our mistake has been to distinguish the Mytileneans…' 00:04:56
13.   9.33 Speech of Diodotus on Mytilene, in response to Cleon 00:05:37
14.   9.38 'Now of course communities have enacted the penalty of…' 00:04:39
15.   9.43 'Only consider what a blunder you would commit in doing…' 00:04:50


Disc 4

  The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)
1.   Chapter 10: Fifth Year of the War – Trial and Execution of… 00:04:55
2.   10.4 To your short question, whether we have done… 00:05:39
3.   10.9 'To such a depth of misfortune have we fallen that…' 00:06:10
4.   10.15 The speech of the Thebans 00:05:06
5.   10.20 'Meanwhile, after thus plainly showing that it was not…' 00:04:55
6.   10.24 'Such, Spartans, are the facts. We have gone…' 00:05:05
7.   Civil war in Corcyra 00:05:56
8.   10.35 Oaths of reconciliation, being only proffered… 00:05:54
9.   Chapter 11: Sixth Year of the War – Campaigns… 00:00:23
10.   Chapter 12: Seventh Year of the War – Occupation of Pylos… 00:05:31
11.   10.52 To apply this to ourselves: if peace was ever desirable. 00:03:45
12.   10.55 Their arrival at once put an end to the armistice at… 00:02:56
13.   Chapter 13: Seventh and Eighth Years of the War… 00:05:14
14.   Chapter 14: Eighth and Ninth Years of the War… 00:04:12
15.   10.64 'Some of you may hang back because they have private…' 00:04:51


Disc 5

  The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)
1.   Chapter 15: Tenth Year of the War – Death of Cleon and Brasidas 00:04:08
2.   10.71 The Athenians and Spartans and their… 00:04:58
3.   10.71 Chapter 16: Feeling against Sparta in Peloponnese… 00:02:58
4.   10.74 I lived through the whole of it, being of an age to comprehend… 00:03:28
5.   Chapter 17: Sixteenth Year of the War –The Melian Conference… 00:05:05
6.   10.84 Athenians. The end of our empire, if end it should… 00:05:30
7.   10.97 Melians. You may be sure that we are as well aware… 00:04:31
8.   10.104 Athenians. Some diversion of the kind you speak… 00:06:08
9.   Book 6 – Chapter 18: Seventeenth Year of the War… 00:05:34
10.   18.5 'Again, some of the most powerful states have never yet…' 00:05:02
11.   18.9 'When I see such persons now sitting here at the side…' 00:05:41
12.   18.14 'What I know is that persons of this kind and all…' 00:05:30
13.   18.19 'Be convinced, then, that we shall augment our power…' 00:05:21
14.   18.24 'I think, therefore, that we ought to take great numbers…' 00:04:45
15.   18.28 Upon hearing this the Athenians at once voted that… 00:04:02


Disc 6

  The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)
1.   Chapter 19: Seventeenth Year of the War – Parties at Syracuse… 00:00:15
2.   Chapter 20: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Years of the War… 00:00:17
3.   Book 7 – Chapter 21: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Years… 00:00:15
4.   Chapter 22: Nineteenth Year of the War – Arrival of Demosthenes 00:01:51
5.   Chapter 23: Nineteenth Year of the War – Battles in the Great Harbour… 00:05:50
6.   23.7 After this the Syracusans set up a trophy for the sea - fight… 00:06:53
7.   23.11 The engagement of the rest was more of a voluntary nature. 00:05:36
8.   23.15 They thus succeeded in manning about one hundred… 00:05:56
9.   23.20 After this address Nicias at once gave orders to man… 00:05:34
10.   23.24 After the above address to the soldiers on their side… 00:05:34
11.   23.29 Meanwhile the two armies on shore, while victory hung… 00:05:43
12.   23.34 Dejection and self - condemnation were also rife among them. 00:05:58
13.   23.41 On that day they advanced about four miles and a half… 00:05:36
14.   23.46 On the other hand, Demosthenes was, generally speaking… 00:05:18
15.   23.51 At last, when many dead now lay piled one upon another… 00:05:20
16.   Book 8 – Chapter 24: Nineteenth and Twentieth Years… 00:02:28
17.   Editor's epilogue 00:02:51

Total Playing Time: 07:18:57






Author(s):
Thucydides

Reader(s):
Jason, Neville

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Non-Fiction

Catalogue No: NA0069

Barcode: 9781843795513

Physical Release: 08/2012

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