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'A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides' published

27 March 2015

A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides, edited by Christine Lee and Neville Morley, has been published by Wiley-Blackwell (see http://eu.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405196912.html). This is one of the major outputs of the four-year research project (2009-13) on Thucydides: reception, reinterpretation and influence directed by Professor Morley and funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council: see The Thucydides Project webpages for further details. The Handbook offers the first comprehensive overview of the place of the ancient Greek historian in the modern world. It features contributions from more than thirty scholars, both early career researchers and established authorities, from Brazil, Greece, Denmark and Germany as well as the United States, Canada and United Kingdom, and from political theory and international relations as well as from classical studies and ancient history; it covers not only the history of reception of Thucydides in major fields like historiography and political philosophy, but also his place in different systems of education, in contemporary political debate, in modern medicine and in twentieth-century literature. 

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