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Sparta’s Greatest πρόφασις‎ for War

S. N. Jaffe

in Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198716280
eISBN:
9780191784927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716280.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter compares Thucydides’ truest πρόφασις‎ for the Peloponnesian War with the logic of Sparta’s greatest πρόφασις‎ for it. Thucydides first recreates a third Corinthian speech, which reveals ... More


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