Apr 22, 2020
Plaster cast bust of Thucydides (in the Pushkin Museum) from a Roman copy (located at Holkham Hall) of an early fourth-century BC Greek original
|Born||c. 460 BC
Halimous, Athens (modern Alimos)
|Died||c. 400 BC (aged approximately
Thucydides from Ancient Greece - perhaps the first Historian - gives a famous Account of the Plague of Athens from over 2000 years ago - Ancient Greek Literary Scholar Jenna Colclough explains to Dr Raj Persaud the relevance to today's pandemic using her thesis researched while she was at the University of Western Ontario.