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Thucydides (/θjˈsɪddz/; Greek: Θουκυδίδης, Thoukudídēs, Auncient Greek: [tʰuːkydídɛːs]; c. 460 – c. 400 BC) wis an Athenian historian, poleetical filosofer and general.

Thucydides
Bust o Thucydides
Plaster cast bust o Thucydides frae a Roman copy o an early 4t Century BC Greek oreeginal. Locatit at Holkham Hall, but oreeginally frae the Pushkin Museum.
Native nameΘουκυδίδης
Bornc. 460 BC
Halimous (modern Alimos)
Diedc. 400 BC (aged approximately 60)
Athens
EthnicityGreek
ThriftHistorian
Notable wirk(s)History o the Peloponnesian War
RelativesOlorus (faither)