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Thucydides: The History of the Peloponnesian War (abridged)

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Thucydides: The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)

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Book 1 – Chapter 1

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1.7 For in early times the Hellenes and the barbarians…

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1.13 As time went on and Eurystheus did not return, Atreus…

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1.18 Even after the Trojan War, Hellas was still engaged…

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1.23 Various, too, were the obstacles which the national…

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1.29 On the whole, however, the conclusions I have drawn…

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Chapter 2: Immediate Causes of the War

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Chapter 3: Congress of the Peloponnesian Confederacy…

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3.7 'We are at last assembled. It has not been easy to assemble…'

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3.12 'Such is Athens, your antagonist. And yet, Spartans…'

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3.17 'Such, then, was the result of the matter, and it was…'

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3.23 'We imagine that our moderation would be best demonstrated…'

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3.31 'Confidence might possibly be felt in our superiority in…'

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3.38 'In practice we always base our preparations against…'

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Chapter 4: From the end of the Persian to the beginning…

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Chapter 5: Second Congress at Sparta – Preparations for War…

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5.7 'To apply these rules to ourselves, if we are now kindling…'

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5.12 'Your position, therefore, from whatever quarter…'

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5.16 Speech of Pericles to the Athenians on the conduct…

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5.21 'The great wish of some is to avenge themselves on…'

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5.26 Dismissing all thought of our land and houses, we must…

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Book 2 – Chapter 6: Beginning of the Peloponnesian War

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6.6 He accordingly took the precaution of announcing to…

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6.11 He, meanwhile, seeing anger and infatuation just now…

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6.17 'For it is hard to speak properly upon a subject where…'

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6.23 'If we turn to our military policy, there also we differ…'

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6.28 'Indeed if I have dwelt at some length upon the character…'

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6.32 'These take as your model and, judging happiness to be…'

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Chapter 7: Second Year of the War – The Plague of Athens…

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7.5 Externally the body was not very hot to the touch…

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7.9 By far the most terrible feature in the malady was the…

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7.15 During the whole time that the Peloponnesians were in…

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7.20 'If you shrink before the exertions which the war makes…'

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7.24 'Besides, the hand of heaven must be borne with…'

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7.27 For as long as he was at the head of the state during the…

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Chapter 8: Third Year of the War – Investment of Plataea…

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Book 3 – Chapter 9: Fourth and Fifth Years of the War

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9.8 Speech of the Mytilenean ambassadors requesting help…

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9.12 'Such, Spartans and allies, are the grounds and the…'

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9.17 If, at the time that this fleet was at sea, Athens had…

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9.22 'The most alarming feature in the case is the constant…'

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9.27 'Our mistake has been to distinguish the Mytileneans…'

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9.33 Speech of Diodotus on Mytilene, in response to Cleon

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9.38 'Now of course communities have enacted the penalty of…'

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9.43 'Only consider what a blunder you would commit in doing…'

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Chapter 10: Fifth Year of the War – Trial and Execution of…

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10.4 To your short question, whether we have done…

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10.9 'To such a depth of misfortune have we fallen that…'

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10.15 The speech of the Thebans

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10.20 'Meanwhile, after thus plainly showing that it was not…'

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10.24 'Such, Spartans, are the facts. We have gone…'

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Civil war in Corcyra

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10.35 Oaths of reconciliation, being only proffered…

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Chapter 11: Sixth Year of the War – Campaigns…

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Chapter 12: Seventh Year of the War – Occupation of Pylos…

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10.52 To apply this to ourselves: if peace was ever desirable.

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10.55 Their arrival at once put an end to the armistice at…

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Chapter 13: Seventh and Eighth Years of the War…

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Chapter 14: Eighth and Ninth Years of the War…

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10.64 'Some of you may hang back because they have private…'

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Chapter 15: Tenth Year of the War – Death of Cleon and Brasidas

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10.71 The Athenians and Spartans and their…

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10.71 Chapter 16: Feeling against Sparta in Peloponnese…

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10.74 I lived through the whole of it, being of an age to comprehend…

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Chapter 17: Sixteenth Year of the War –The Melian Conference…

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10.84 Athenians. The end of our empire, if end it should…

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10.97 Melians. You may be sure that we are as well aware…

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10.104 Athenians. Some diversion of the kind you speak…

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Book 6 – Chapter 18: Seventeenth Year of the War…

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18.5 'Again, some of the most powerful states have never yet…'

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18.9 'When I see such persons now sitting here at the side…'

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18.14 'What I know is that persons of this kind and all…'

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18.19 'Be convinced, then, that we shall augment our power…'

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18.24 'I think, therefore, that we ought to take great numbers…'

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18.28 Upon hearing this the Athenians at once voted that…

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Chapter 19: Seventeenth Year of the War – Parties at Syracuse…

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Chapter 20: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Years of the War…

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Book 7 – Chapter 21: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Years…

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Chapter 22: Nineteenth Year of the War – Arrival of Demosthenes

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Chapter 23: Nineteenth Year of the War – Battles in the Great Harbour…

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23.7 After this the Syracusans set up a trophy for the sea-fight…

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23.11 The engagement of the rest was more of a voluntary nature.

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23.15 They thus succeeded in manning about one hundred…

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23.20 After this address Nicias at once gave orders to man…

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23.24 After the above address to the soldiers on their side…

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23.29 Meanwhile the two armies on shore, while victory hung…

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23.34 Dejection and self-condemnation were also rife among them.

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23.41 On that day they advanced about four miles and a half…

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23.46 On the other hand, Demosthenes was, generally speaking…

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23.51 At last, when many dead now lay piled one upon another…

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Book 8 – Chapter 24: Nineteenth and Twentieth Years…

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Editor's epilogue

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Contents: FLAC44100

Thucydides: The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)

7:16:01
$115.00
  • Recording Venue: Motivation Sound Studios, London

Book 1 – Chapter 1

6:01
$1.25

1.7 For in early times the Hellenes and the barbarians…

6:00
$1.25

1.13 As time went on and Eurystheus did not return, Atreus…

5:44
$1.25
Show 89 remaining tracks for Thucydides: The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)

1.18 Even after the Trojan War, Hellas was still engaged…

5:44
$1.25

1.23 Various, too, were the obstacles which the national…

4:49
$1.25

1.29 On the whole, however, the conclusions I have drawn…

5:01
$1.25

Chapter 2: Immediate Causes of the War

1:58
$1.25

Chapter 3: Congress of the Peloponnesian Confederacy…

4:39
$1.25

3.7 'We are at last assembled. It has not been easy to assemble…'

5:11
$1.25

3.12 'Such is Athens, your antagonist. And yet, Spartans…'

5:58
$1.25

3.17 'Such, then, was the result of the matter, and it was…'

4:56
$1.25

3.23 'We imagine that our moderation would be best demonstrated…'

5:53
$1.25

3.31 'Confidence might possibly be felt in our superiority in…'

5:54
$1.25

3.38 'In practice we always base our preparations against…'

5:11
$1.25

Chapter 4: From the end of the Persian to the beginning…

2:23
$1.25

Chapter 5: Second Congress at Sparta – Preparations for War…

5:31
$1.25

5.7 'To apply these rules to ourselves, if we are now kindling…'

5:40
$1.25

5.12 'Your position, therefore, from whatever quarter…'

4:47
$1.25

5.16 Speech of Pericles to the Athenians on the conduct…

4:59
$1.25

5.21 'The great wish of some is to avenge themselves on…'

4:39
$1.25

5.26 Dismissing all thought of our land and houses, we must…

4:15
$1.25

Book 2 – Chapter 6: Beginning of the Peloponnesian War

5:01
$1.25

6.6 He accordingly took the precaution of announcing to…

5:55
$1.25

6.11 He, meanwhile, seeing anger and infatuation just now…

5:37
$1.25

6.17 'For it is hard to speak properly upon a subject where…'

5:06
$1.25

6.23 'If we turn to our military policy, there also we differ…'

5:40
$1.25

6.28 'Indeed if I have dwelt at some length upon the character…'

4:19
$1.25

6.32 'These take as your model and, judging happiness to be…'

4:31
$1.25

Chapter 7: Second Year of the War – The Plague of Athens…

3:34
$1.25

7.5 Externally the body was not very hot to the touch…

3:19
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7.9 By far the most terrible feature in the malady was the…

5:54
$1.25

7.15 During the whole time that the Peloponnesians were in…

5:41
$1.25

7.20 'If you shrink before the exertions which the war makes…'

5:06
$1.25

7.24 'Besides, the hand of heaven must be borne with…'

3:26
$1.25

7.27 For as long as he was at the head of the state during the…

3:51
$1.25

Chapter 8: Third Year of the War – Investment of Plataea…

0:56
$1.25

Book 3 – Chapter 9: Fourth and Fifth Years of the War

5:44
$1.25

9.8 Speech of the Mytilenean ambassadors requesting help…

5:56
$1.25

9.12 'Such, Spartans and allies, are the grounds and the…'

5:27
$1.25

9.17 If, at the time that this fleet was at sea, Athens had…

5:46
$1.25

9.22 'The most alarming feature in the case is the constant…'

5:24
$1.25

9.27 'Our mistake has been to distinguish the Mytileneans…'

4:56
$1.25

9.33 Speech of Diodotus on Mytilene, in response to Cleon

5:38
$1.25

9.38 'Now of course communities have enacted the penalty of…'

4:39
$1.25

9.43 'Only consider what a blunder you would commit in doing…'

4:48
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Chapter 10: Fifth Year of the War – Trial and Execution of…

4:54
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10.4 To your short question, whether we have done…

5:39
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10.9 'To such a depth of misfortune have we fallen that…'

6:11
$1.25

10.15 The speech of the Thebans

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10.20 'Meanwhile, after thus plainly showing that it was not…'

4:55
$1.25

10.24 'Such, Spartans, are the facts. We have gone…'

5:05
$1.25

Civil war in Corcyra

5:57
$1.25

10.35 Oaths of reconciliation, being only proffered…

5:55
$1.25

Chapter 11: Sixth Year of the War – Campaigns…

0:23
$1.25

Chapter 12: Seventh Year of the War – Occupation of Pylos…

5:31
$1.25

10.52 To apply this to ourselves: if peace was ever desirable.

3:46
$1.25

10.55 Their arrival at once put an end to the armistice at…

2:57
$1.25

Chapter 13: Seventh and Eighth Years of the War…

5:14
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Chapter 14: Eighth and Ninth Years of the War…

4:12
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10.64 'Some of you may hang back because they have private…'

4:49
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Chapter 15: Tenth Year of the War – Death of Cleon and Brasidas

4:08
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10.71 The Athenians and Spartans and their…

4:58
$1.25

10.71 Chapter 16: Feeling against Sparta in Peloponnese…

2:59
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10.74 I lived through the whole of it, being of an age to comprehend…

3:28
$1.25

Chapter 17: Sixteenth Year of the War –The Melian Conference…

5:05
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10.84 Athenians. The end of our empire, if end it should…

5:31
$1.25

10.97 Melians. You may be sure that we are as well aware…

4:32
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10.104 Athenians. Some diversion of the kind you speak…

6:09
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Book 6 – Chapter 18: Seventeenth Year of the War…

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18.5 'Again, some of the most powerful states have never yet…'

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18.9 'When I see such persons now sitting here at the side…'

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18.14 'What I know is that persons of this kind and all…'

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18.19 'Be convinced, then, that we shall augment our power…'

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18.24 'I think, therefore, that we ought to take great numbers…'

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18.28 Upon hearing this the Athenians at once voted that…

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Chapter 19: Seventeenth Year of the War – Parties at Syracuse…

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Chapter 20: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Years of the War…

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Book 7 – Chapter 21: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Years…

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Chapter 22: Nineteenth Year of the War – Arrival of Demosthenes

1:51
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Chapter 23: Nineteenth Year of the War – Battles in the Great Harbour…

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23.7 After this the Syracusans set up a trophy for the sea-fight…

6:53
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23.11 The engagement of the rest was more of a voluntary nature.

5:36
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23.15 They thus succeeded in manning about one hundred…

5:57
$1.25

23.20 After this address Nicias at once gave orders to man…

5:34
$1.25

23.24 After the above address to the soldiers on their side…

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23.29 Meanwhile the two armies on shore, while victory hung…

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23.34 Dejection and self-condemnation were also rife among them.

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23.41 On that day they advanced about four miles and a half…

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23.46 On the other hand, Demosthenes was, generally speaking…

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23.51 At last, when many dead now lay piled one upon another…

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Book 8 – Chapter 24: Nineteenth and Twentieth Years…

2:28
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Editor's epilogue

2:49
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Hide 89 tracks for Thucydides: The History of the Peloponnesian War (Abridged)