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Thucydides
 
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K.J. Dover
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Justin
Jun 03, 2015 Justin rated it really liked it
Herein lie some 44 pages that get right to the issues, well as far as one can get with this stuff. Though Dover gets into some weird epistemological territory when he abstracts on what's at hand, his abstractions make the more general and well-taken point that one ought to be careful with reconstructing these sorts of texts.
I find it more persuasive that he keeps finding new things when he reads Thucydides, than that everyone would, but one shouldn't fault someone for enthusiasm in their own wo
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