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A Commentary on Thucydides. Oxford: Oxford University Press, ISBN This volume completes Hornblower's commentary on Thucydides, which both is and is not an update to Gomme-Andrewes-Dover Oxford —81 ; Hornblower does not add "Historical" to the title, giving him a wider remit suited to his particular take on Thucydides. Like Hornblower's previous [End Page ] volumes, this one offers a breathtaking range of comment, encompassing issues narratological, historical, philological, archaeological, historiographical, literary, economic, etc.
Hornblower's expertise allows him a confident but engaging tone: this is the kind of commentary that, despite its monumental proportions, leaves one wanting more; that opens up ideas, rather than shutting them down. In it, indeed, Hornblower has gone far beyond his earlier volumes 1 and 2 in sophistication of approach and breadth of understanding, both of Thucydides the historian and of the Greek historiographical tradition. Hornblower argues persuasively, with Connor, Dewald, and Rood among others , that books v.
Well aware of the inconsistencies inevitable in such a large work written over many years, Hornblower tries neither to argue them away nor to use them to pry the text open and theorize about its layers of composition and revision. His discussions of them are sometimes speculative he is particularly good on the unfinished last sentence, where parallels from the end of Herodotus lead him to suggest ways in which Thucydides may have meant to close the history , sometimes analytical e.
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