Jan 10, 2021 • 16M

Thucydides, Power and Modern Politics

with Brown Professor Johanna Hanink

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What is the nature of Power? How is it demonstrated in the ancient world? Can we learn from History’s examples of war, peace, and plague? And what relevancy does Thucydides' speeches have in the here and now?

This week's Classical Wisdom Speaks episode is with Dr. Johanna Hanink, Associate Professor of Classics at Brown University about her recent translation of Thucydides.

You can get Johanna’s latest book, "How to Think about War: An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy", Here:

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