- Words: 1139
- Length: 3 Pages
- Topic: Drama - World
- Paper #: 94047482
As an historian and a citizen of that democratic city, Thucydides was faced with a task no less daunting -- how to make the saga of a losing war seem like a triumph, or at least seem interesting and relevant, rather than something Athens wished to forget.
When reading Thucydides, one does not read about an ancient war, rather one is witness to the process of historical story, of a