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Definition: Historian who chronicled the Peloponnesian War. A large amount of what he wrote has come down to us. This is why we know so much about the Greek civil war.

Related Resources:
Ancient Greece
Learn more about the area as a whole.

Elsewhere on the Web:
History of the Peloponnesian War
Thucydides wrote in Greek, of course, but you can read in English what he wrote.

Thucydides and the Writing of History
See how what this ancient historian did changed the way people wrote history.

Peloponnesian War Timeline
Match events with dates in this informative timeline.

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