The art of war by Niccolo Machiavelli.
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Ahh, yes, Tsun Zu (sp.) did come before Niccolo, but I think the two are unrelated.
Ha, we have "The LOST Art of War" on our shelves...never opened it, as with many of our books, but this one is by... ah! Sun Tzu. (Different spelling, or different author?)
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There have been many interpretations of his name (some even claiming that he was not a real person but a name underwhich the works were collected) I guess it be a bit like shakespeare, always some controversy!
Originally Posted by Stanislaw
Soooo.......what? Machiavelii re-wrote 'The Art of War', a colection of ancient strategies older than most european societies? Or are you talking about a completely different book who's title is purposely copied by Machiavelli (for literary reasons I suppose) FROM these ancient manuscripts??
(Statesman) Machiavelli....1469-1527 A.D.
(Manuscript)'The Art of War'...... pre-500 B.C.
Last edited by baddad; 02-17-2005 at 10:02 PM.
well, even back-in-the-day people, erm, lacked originality???, not sure, but the books do take different aproaches.Originally Posted by baddad
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