Thucydides the Historian

Thucydides the Historian

Thucydides (c.  460 – c.  400 BC) was an Athenian historian and general. His History of the Peloponnesian War recounts the fifth-century BC war between Sparta and Athens until the year 411 BC.

Thucydides has been dubbed the father of "scientific history" because he applied strict standards of impartiality and evidence-gathering and analysis of cause and effect, without reference to intervention by the deities, as outlined in his introduction to his work

A fine bust of Thucydides made of bonded marble and coated with a special marble patina.


Bonded marble & marble patina
22 cm (9 in.)

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