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The Peloponnesian War
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Martin Hammond taught Classics at St Paul's School and Harrow School before being appointed Head of Classics at Eton in 1974, and subsequently Master in College. He was Headmaster of the City of London School from 1984-90, and Tonbridge School from 1990-2005. He has published translations of the Iliad (Penguin, 1987), the Odyssey (Duckworth, 2000), and the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (Penguin, 2006). P. J. Rhodes retired as Professor of Ancient History at Durham University in 2005. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Athenian Democracy (OUP, 2004), A History of the Classical Greek World, 478-323 BC (Blackwell, 2006), and editions of Thucydides, II, III, and IV.1-V.24 (Aris & Phillips).

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The most accurate and readable translation we now have... the only choice for a serious reading of Thucydides. * Steven J. Willet, Arion *
This book deserves to be the standard translation of Thucydides that everyone will use and enjoy. * Greece and Rome *
The book is excellent value for money and the obvious choice for any reader of Thucydides. * John Taylor, The Anglo-Hellenic Review *
H.'s new translation of Thucydides is a triumph. Fluent yet sinewy...It is both accurate and lucid. * James Morwood, Journal of Classical Teaching *
Totally indispensable....it is stimulating as well as informative. * James Morwood, Journal of Classical Teaching *
An excellent new translation, with superb notes and introduction. This will become the standard translation for this important author * Timothy Duff, Reading University *

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