Thucydides (c. 460-c.400 BC) was an Athenian historian, political philosopher, and military general who wrote 'The Peloponnesian War' concerning the war between Sparta and Athens in 411 BC.
Midshipman Hornblower thought of Thucydides while he observed the Spanish Galleys while aboard HMS Indefatigable, Sir Edward Pellew commanding.
Appearances (mentioned) Edit
Mr. Midshipman Hornblower: The Spanish Galleys.
External links Edit
Thucydides in Wikipedia.