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Thucydides (1), Athenian politician  

Arnold Wycombe Gomme, Tim Cornell, and P. J. Rhodes

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Mar 2016
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Thucydides (1), son of Melesias, Athenian politician (born c.500 bce). He was an aristocrat, connected by marriage with *Cimon. After the death of Cimon he succeeded him as the leading ... More

Thucydides (2), Athenian historian, 2nd half of 5th cent. BCE  

Henry Theodore Wade-Gery, John Dewar Denniston, and Simon Hornblower

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Mar 2016
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Thucydides (2), author of the (incomplete) History of the War (*Peloponnesian War) between Athens and Sparta, 431–404 bce, in eight books.He was born probably between 460 and 455 bce: he was general ... More

Thugga  

Brian Herbert Warmington and R. J. A. Wilson

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Mar 2016
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Thugga (mod. Dougga), a hill-town of Africa Proconsularis west of the road from *Carthage to *Theveste. Already a settlement of considerable size in the 4th cent. bce, when *Agathocles of Syracuse ... More

Thule  

Eric Herbert Warmington and Martin Millett

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Mar 2016
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Thule (Θούλη), a northern land first heard of and described by *Pytheas. It was said to lie six days' sail to the north of *Britain. At midsummer the sun's and the Bear's paths, as seen at Thule, ... More

Thurber, James  

Pegge Bochynski

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Jul 2017
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James Grover Thurber (1894–1961), essayist, artist, short-story writer, and playwright, is generally considered the greatest American humorist of the twentieth century. Thurber was born in ... More

Thurii  

H. Kathryn Lomas

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Mar 2016
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Thurii (mod. Sibari), a Greek colony in S. Italy, founded in 444/3 bce on the site of *Sybaris. It was a panhellenic foundation (see panhellenism), but the main impetus was Athenian. *Herodotus(1) ... More

Thyia  

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Dec 2015
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Thyia (Θυία), apparently the same word as θυιάς, a Bacchante (see dionysus; maenads). There being a spot so named at *Delphi (Hdt. 7. 178. 2), she is occasionally heard of (in Herodotus) ... More

Thysdrus  

R. J. A. Wilson

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Mar 2016
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Thysdrus (mod. El Djem), a market-town in eastern Tunisia lying inland, midway between *Hadrumetum (mod. Sousse) and Tacapae (mod. Sfax). Its origins are obscure, but it was probably an indigenous ... More

The 1989 Tiananmen Movement and Its Aftermath  

Rowena Xiaoqing He

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Asian History
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. Please check back later for the full article. In ... More

Tiber  

Edward Togo Salmon

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Mar 2016
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Rises as a creek in the *Apennines near *Arretium, develops into central Italy's greatest river, meanders south to *Narnia (confluence with the Nar), then south-west past Rome (where it divides about ... More

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