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Historia Belli Peloponesiaci latine a Laurentio Valla facta

The Greek author and historian Thucydides (c.460 BC - c.395 BC) is best known for his history of the 27-year Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens. Generally regarded as one of the first true historians, he places a high value on eyewitness testimony, having assiduously interviews participants about the events he recorded and consulted written documents to support the facts. The work was tr…