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Pericles, el Ateniense

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Sin la figura de Pericles no se entenderia la importancia y expansion que cobro en el mundo occidental la democracia. Durante la epoca en que Pericles rigio los destinos de Atenas (siglo V a.C.), esta conocio uno de sus mas brillantes florecimientos politicos, economicos y artisticos. Mediante el recurso de unas supuestas memorias de Anaxagoras, el maestro de Pericles, Rex ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published by Edhasa (first published 1963)
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Nov 11, 2015 Keith Currie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The lost book of Athens

Herodotus finishes his History with Greek victory over the Persians in 478 BC; Thucydides begins his with the outbreak of war between Athens and Sparta in 431 BC. In between lies the rise of the Athenian democracy to power and dominion, the strategies of Themistocles, the campaigns of Cimon, and the leadership of Pericles. It was the great ancient historian Sir Moses Finley who remarked that no surviving literature from the time actually extolled the triumph of the Athenia
Se puede catalogar esta novela más como un ensayo histórico sobre la democracia, la política, las artes y los inicios de la Guerra del Peloponeso, que como una novela histórica sobre Pericles. Expone los abundantes datos históricos de una forma ordenada, detallada y explicada por el amigo de Pericles y filósofo Anaxágoras. Lo peor son las escasas descripciones de la vida privada y sentimental del gran estadista, se echa de menos la ficción en es la parte personal del personaje histórico.
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An excellent first book on Pericles for anyone to read.
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Rex Warner (9 March 1905 – 24 June 1986) was an English classicist, writer and translator. He is now probably best remembered for The Aerodrome (1941), an allegorical novel whose young hero is faced with the disintegration of his certainties about his loved ones and with a choice between the earthy, animalistic life of his home village and the pure, efficient, emotionally detached life of an airma ...more
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