The thermodynamics of the massive Thirring model is discussed with the help of the Bethe Ansatz approach in a way different from Fowler and Zotos (1982). In particular a finite Debye cut-off is introduced to investigate effects of the lattice discreteness. The specific heat seems to have a structure as a sum of the Debye-type specific heat and a 'soliton' peak, when the authors take into account the relation of the massive Thirring model to the quantum sine-Gordon model. The finite temperature excitations are calculated. The excitation energy proposed by Fowler and Zotos is shown to have significance which is insensitive to the way of formulation.
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