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The Histories (Penguin Classics)

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Synopsis:

"The Histories" describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire. Frequently giving rise to colourful digressions, Herodotus blends fact and legend to offer a compelling Greek view of the world of the 5th century BC.

Synopsis:

Translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt with an introduction and Notes by John M. Marincola.

 

Table of Contents

The Histories Preface

Introduction

1. Herodotus' Life and Work

2. The Subject-Matter of The Histories

3. Herodotus' sources and Metho Histories

4. Structure and Themes in The Histories

5. Herodotus' Later Reputation

Further Reading

A Note on the Text

Maps

Herodotus The Histories

Book One

Book Two

Book Three

Book Four

Book Five

Book Six

Book Seven

Book Eight

Book Nine

Glossary

Structural Outline

Chronology

Abbreviations

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140449082
Translator:
De Selincourt, Aubrey
Translator:
de Selincourt, Aubery
Translator:
de Selincourt, Aubery
Translator:
De Selincourt, Aubrey
Author:
Selincourt, Aubrey de
Author:
Herodotus
Author:
Aubery de Selincourt
Author:
de Selincourt, Aubery
Author:
De Selincourt, Aubrey
Author:
Marincola, John M.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
History - Ancient
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
Greece History To 146 B.C.
Subject:
World History-Ancient Near East
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Further rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
no. 250
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
784
Dimensions:
7.77x5.08x1.37 in. 1.19 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , "The Histories" describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire. Frequently giving rise to colourful digressions, Herodotus blends fact and legend to offer a compelling Greek view of the world of the 5th century BC.
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Translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt with an introduction and Notes by John M. Marincola.

 

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