Reading+Thucydides-1

How does it compare to the way homer thinks about

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Unformatted text preview: his own time) was different from his own present? How does this compare to the ways in which we typically think past times were different? How does it compare to the way Homer thinks about past events and people? What does Thucydides think is always the same? Why does Thucydides say that he wants his book to be “a possession for all time” (1.22)? Why does he think it will be valuable for a long time? What kinds of arguments do speakers in Thucydides use? What are their assumptions abo...
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