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The landmark Herodotus

Herodotus

The landmark Herodotus

the histories

by Herodotus

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Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Ancient,
  • Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 846-849) and indexes.

    Statementa new translation by Andrea L. Purvis with maps, annotations, appendices, and encyclopedic index ; edited by Robert B. Strassler ; with an introduction by Rosalind Thomas.
    ContributionsStrassler, Robert B., 1937-, Purvis, Andrea L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD58 .H4713 2009b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxiv, 953 p. :
    Number of Pages953
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23835109M
    ISBN 109781400031146
    LC Control Number2009294869

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    Herodotus' Histories, book 1: summary and comments by Jona Lendering: In Antiquity, books consisted of papyrus scrolls. Our division of the Histories in nine "books" goes back to an edition by scholars of the third century BCE, working in the great library of Alexandria. There are strong indications that this is not the original division; probably, Herodotus thought about his oeuvre .   The Landmark Series. IN PRINT: The Landmark Thucydides: A Comprehensive Guide to the Peloponnesian War, Robert B. Strassler ed., newly-revised Richard Crawley () trans. (New York: The Free Press, ) The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories, Robert B. Strassler ed., new trans. by Andrea L. Purvis (New York: Pantheon Books, ).


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Herodotus was a Greek historian living in Ionia during the fifth century BCE. He traveled extensively through the lands of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea and collected stories, and then recounted his/5.

The Landmark Herodotus Book Summary: From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition of The Histories by called Herodotus "the father of history," and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature.

With lucid prose, Herodotus's account of the rise of the Persian. In The Landmark Herodotus, Strassler & co. throw open this antique work and make it extremely accessible. On about every fourth page or so there is a detailed map that points out every location on the past few pages, which makes things a lot easier to follow/5().

the Landmark editions will help you navigate these. ancient texts with new understanding. From the travels of. Herodotus, the “father of history,” the events of the.

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Purvis that makes this remarkable work of literature more accessible than ever before. Illustrated, annotated, and filled with maps, this edition also includes an introduction by Rosalind Thomas and twenty-one appendices written.

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The Landmark Herodotus by Robert B Strassler,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(37K). Introduction / Rosalind Thomas --Book One: -Proem: Herodotus identifies himself, describes his subject, and states his purpose in writing the Histories --Histories begin: Croesus of Lydia --Croesus' reign: conquers Greeks in Asia; defeated by Cyrus --The life story of Cyrus --Book Two: Egyptian customs and society --History of Egypt: Min to.

About The Landmark Herodotus. From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition of The Histories by Herodotus. Cicero called Herodotus “the father of history,” and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical writing in Western lucid prose, Herodotus’s account of the rise of the Persian Empire and.

This book, like “The Landmark Thucydides” (), which sold an astonish copies in hardcover and more t in paper, was conceived and edited by Robert B. Strassler. Herodotus of Halicarnassus (cc BCE): Greek researcher, often called the world's first The Histories, he describes the expansion of the Achaemenid Empire under its kings Cyrus the Great, Cambyses, and Darius I the Great, culminating in Xerxes' expedition to Greece ( BCE), which met with disaster in the naval engagement at Salamis and the battles at.

THE LANDMARK HERODOTUS is an ideal package for this multifaceted work. Much thought has been given to easing the reader’s journey through the narrative: running heads along the top of each page provide the number of the book, the year and geographical location of the action described, and a brief description of that action.

The Landmark Herodotus The Histories (Book): Herodotus: "Herodotus was a Greek historian living in Ionia during the fifth century B.C.E. He traveled extensively through the lands of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea and collected stories, and then recounted his experiences with the varied people and cultures he encountered.

Cicero called him "the father. The Landmark Herodotus Book Summary: In the 5th century BC an adventurous Ionian Greek, Herodotus of Halicarnassus, journeyed extensively through the lands of the eastern Mediterranean, from Egypt to Asia Minor, collecting tales of the upheavals that had afflicted the region in the earlier part of the century.

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It's an extraordinary account of a long 9/. Motivation for writing. Herodotus claims to have traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book, almost all of which covers territories of the Persian the beginning of The Histories, Herodotus sets out his reasons for writing it.

Here are presented the results of the enquiry carried out by Herodotus of : Herodotus.Book Description Paperback. Condition: New.

Paperback. From the editor of the widely praised "The Landmark Thucydides," a new Landmark Edition of "The Histories" by called Herodotus "the father of ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. pages.

/5(K).This extensive work by the Greek historian Herodotus is considered to be the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature. Based on the experiences of his travels, The Histories is a collection of Herodotus's encounters with the various peoples and cultures around the regions of the Mediterranean and the Black Histories is also perhaps most well-known as one of .