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Thucydides on the Outbreak of War: Character and Contest

S. N. Jaffe

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198716280
eISBN:
9780191784927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716280.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The cause of great power war is a perennial issue for the student of politics. Some 2400 years ago, in his monumental History of the Peloponnesian War, Thucydides wrote that it was the growth of ... More


Between Demarcation and Integration: The Context of Foreign Policy in Ancient Greece

Hans Beck

in The Transformation of Foreign Policy: Drawing and Managing Boundaries from Antiquity to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783862
eISBN:
9780191826511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783862.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter traces the conceptual development of foreign policy in ancient Greece. The establishment of state action in the foreign arena was tied to the rise of the polis in the Archaic period ... More


Introduction: Character and Contest

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/9780198716280.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

The introduction argues for the importance of an internal reading of book one of Thucydides’ History and introduces the interpretive framework of the study, which is predicated upon the claim that ... More


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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