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Harry Altman Reading Summary February 11, 2007 For this week’s reading assignment we read excerpts from Thucydides’ Funeral Oration and the Melian Dialogue. The Funeral Oration is a speech given at a funeral but it is more of a praise of Athen’s and a attempt to raise the spirits of a nation at war.
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Unformatted text preview: In the Melian Dialogue it discusses the invasion of the Melos island by Athens and how Melos would not give in to them and choose to fight instead of make a deal....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course PSCI 2004 taught by Professor Vanderheiden during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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