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The Histories <of> (Herodotus)

Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the ""Father of History, "" and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent, and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories-- his masterpiece and the only work he is known to have produced-- is a record of his ""inquiry, "" being an investigation of the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars, and including a wealth of geographical and ethnographical information. The Histories were divided into nine.

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  • "Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the ""Father of History, "" and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent, and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories-- his masterpiece and the only work he is known to have produced-- is a record of his ""inquiry, "" being an investigation of the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars, and including a wealth of geographical and ethnographical information. The Histories were divided into nine."@en
  • "The first great prose work in European literature. Its main theme is the heroic and successful struggle of a small and divided Greece against the mighty empire of Persia--with its underlying conflict between the absolutism of the East and the free institutions of the West."
  • "This volume includes a wealth of helpful footnotes; more than a dozen maps and illustrations; a chronology of the Archaic Age; a glossary of main characters, places, and terms; suggested further reading; and an index of proper nouns."@en
  • "One of Western history's greatest books springs to life in Tom Holland's vibrant new translation Herodotus of Halicarnassus'who was hailed by Cicero as 'the father of history''wrote his histories around 440 BC. It is the earliest surviving work of nonfiction and a thrilling narrative account of (among other things) the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the fifth century BC. With a wealth of information about ancient geography, ethnography, zoology, comparative anthropology, and much else, The Histories is also filled with bizarre and fanciful stories, which award-winning historian Tom Holland vividly captures in this major new translation'highlighting Herodotus's superb storytelling gifts and displaying his delightful curiosity alongside his flair for riveting epic drama. Featuring an introduction and notes by Professor Paul Cartledge, a translator's preface, an index of significant persons and places, maps, and a supplementary index, this translation makes Herodotus irresistible reading once more."@en
  • ""The father of history," as Cicero called him, and a writer possessed of remarkable narrative gifts, enormous scope, and considerable charm, Herodotus has always been beloved by readers well-versed in the classics. Compelled by his desire to "prevent the traces of human events from being erased by time," Herotodus recounts the incidents preceding and following the Persian Wars. He gives us much more than military history, though, providing the fullest portrait of the classical world of the 5th and 6th centuries. --Publisher."
  • "Recounts the causes and history of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia."@en
  • "-- ? -- ? ?With a wealth of information about ancient geography, ethnography, zoology, comparative anthropology, and much else, The Histories."@en

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  • "[Histories] : in four volumes"
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  • "Herodotus : the histories"
  • "Herodotus : the histories"@en
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  • "Herodotus : the Histories"
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