Reading Experience Database

Listing for Author: Thucydides


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1800-1849'I have cast up my reading account, and brought it to the end of the year 1835. [?] During the last thirteen months I ...Thomas Babington Macaulay ThucydidesunknownPrint: Book
1800-1849'This day I finished Thucydides, after reading him with inexpressible interest and admiration. He is the greatest his...Lord Macaulay ThucydidesunknownPrint: Book
1700-1799'the young Burney's paranoia about being detected in classical learning. When in 1769 she read Thucydides, she emphasi...Frances Burney Thucydides[unknown]Print: Book
1800-1849'Have read, since I have been here, about 30 pages in the Bipont edition of "Thucydides", the part, the latter part of...William Windham Thucydides[Two orations]Print: Unknown
1800-1849'Read papers, and last number but one of Cob. A little in the Milton. licence for universal printing: and in Thucydides'William Windham Thucydides[unknown]Print: Unknown
1800-1849'Read a little in Thucydides.'William Windham Thucydides[History of Peloponessian War?]Print: Book
1800-1849'Went up for a short time into library, and read in "Oration of Lysias". [quotes Greek text]'William Windham ThucydidesOration of LysiasPrint: Book
1800-1849[Percy Shelley's Reading List for 1815, compiled by Mary Shelley. Only texts not referred to in journal entries are gi...Percy Bysshe Shelley Thucydides[probably History of the Peloponnesian War]Print: Book
1900-1945'Spender [J.A. Spender, editor of the Westminster Gazette] has recently introduced me to Thucydides & I think he is th...Arnold Bennett Thucydides[Histories]Print: Book
1700-1799'He begged of General Paoli to repeat one of the introductory stanzas of the first book of Tasso's "Jerusalem", which ...Filippo Antonio Pasquale di Paoli ThucydidesHistory of the Peloponnesian War,Print: Book
1700-1799'He begged of General Paoli to repeat one of the introductory stanzas of the first book of Tasso's "Jerusalem", which ...Samuel Johnson ThucydidesHistory of the Peloponnesian WarPrint: Book
1850-1899'It was in 1886 [...] that Mrs Ward began seriously to read Greek, usually with her ten-year-old son; she bought a Thu...Mary Ward ThucydidesPrint: Book
1850-1899'The book ["Robert Elsmere"] had moved him [Gladstone] profoundly and he felt impelled to combat the all too dangerous...William Gladstone ThucydidesPrint: Book


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