Book Club | November 2016: Thucydides

Thucydides 1Welcome to the November session of the Book Club! This month we will be reading selections from Thucydides History of the Peloponnesian War: Books 1 and 2.

You can find the text on Perseus in a translation by Benjamin Jowett (who also provides a helpful Note on the geography of Thucydides), here:

There is also a translation by Thomas Hobbes:

A translation by Richard Crawley is available on, to read online or download in various file formats:

Participants can start and continue the conversation in the forum, here, and we will meet via Google+ Hangout on Tuesday November 29 at 11 a.m. EST.

Happy readings!

Hélène, Janet, and Sarah