4 edition of The Penguin Herodotus found in the catalog.
The Penguin Herodotus
Shortened version of George Rowlinson"s translation of Herodotus.
|Statement||edited by A.J.Evans ; translated by George Rawlinson.|
|Contributions||Rawlinson, George., Evans, A J.|
Penguin Classics, September Trade Paperback. Used - Very Good. Item # ISBN: During the fifth century BC, a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city-states united to repel a mighty Persian army. While the story of this heroic drama forms the main theme of Herodotus' narrative, the author's curiosity fleshes out the text with digressions, folk tales and stories. travel-australia-planning-guide.com: Herodotus: The Histories (Penguin Classics) () by Herodotus; John M. Marincola; Aubrey De Selincourt and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.4/5(K).
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 Empire. At the beginning of The Histories, Herodotus sets out his reasons for writing it:Author: Herodotus. Well, I am going to shoot him.'The story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia, told by part-historian, part-mythmaker Herodotus of travel-australia-planning-guide.comucing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday.
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Herodotus: The Histories (Penguin Classics) Paperback – September 1, by Herodotus (Author)/5(40). Feb 17, · About the Author. HERODOTUS was born around bc in Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor. Few facts are known about his life but he remains known through his life’s work, The Histories.
TOM HOLLAND is the award-winning author of Rubicon, Persian Fire, and most recently In the Shadow of the Sword/5(39).
Jan 21, · About the Author. A Greek historian, Herodotus (c BC) left his native town of Halicarnassus, a Greek colony, to travel extensively.
He collected historical, geographical, ethnological, mytholgical and archaeological material for his histories. Aubrey de Selincourt has translated Livy, Herodotus and Arrian, all for Penguin Classics/5(). See all books by Herodotus About Herodotus Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, in Asia Minor, in the fifth century B.C.
Called the Father of History, he wrote the first comprehensive attempt at secular narrative history, long considered the starting point of Western.
The story of the great and mad Cambyses, King of Persia, told by part-historian, part-mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday.
Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. Tom Holland's 'stirring new translation' (Telegraph) of Herodotus' Histories, one of the great books in Western history - now in paperback The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the first work of history and the.
Jan 21, · From to he was Executive Director of the American Philological Association, and in he was a Junior Fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. He is the author of Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography (Cambridge, ), Greek Historians (Greece and Rome New Surveys in the Classics 31, /5().
Free download or read online The Histories pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Herodotus. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this classics, non fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. Jun 22, · Buy The Histories (Penguin Classics) Rev Ed by Herodotus, John M.
Marincola, Aubrey de Sélincourt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(38). BOOK ONE BOOK TWO BOOK THREE BOOK FOUR BOOK FIVE BOOK SIX BOOK SEVEN BOOK EIGHT BOOK NINE Appendix A The Athenian Government in Herodotus, Peter Krentz, Davidson College Appendix B The Spartan State in War and Peace, Paul Cartledge, University of Cambridge Appendix C The Account of Egypt: Herodotus Right and Wrong, Alan B.
Lloyd, University of. Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, in Asia Minor, in the fifth century B.C. Called the Father of History, he wrote the first comprehensive attempt at secular narrative history, long considered the starting point of Western historical writing.
Mar 20, · The book moves ahead in a majestic trajectory to ultimately describe the Persian-Greek War, with Xerxes leading his great force into Greece. Herodotus provides detail on many aspects of this conflict, which the Greeks eventually won, after battles at Thermopylae, Salamis, and Platea/5(32).
Booktopia has The Histories, Penguin Classics by Herodotus. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Histories online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Aug 18, · The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the first work of history and the first great masterpiece of non-fiction writing.
Few history books since can compare for sheer drama with Herodotus's narrative of the Persian /5(47). Few facts are known about the life of travel-australia-planning-guide.com was born around BC in Halicarnassus, on the south-west coast of Asia Minor.
He seems to have travelled widely throughout the Mediterranean world, including Egypt, Africa, the area around the Black Sea and throughout many Greek city-states, of both the mainland and the islands.
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See search results for this author. Herodotus (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats 5/5(1). Herodotus: The Histories (Penguin classics) by Herodotus Book condition: Used - Acceptable Book Description Penguin Books.
Used - Acceptable. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable mar. Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. About Herodotus: Persian Wars.
This companion, keyed to the Penguin translation of Aubrey de Selincourt, is to those parts of Herodotus' history that tell the story of Marathon, Salamis and the final Persian retreat: books with parts of books 5 and 6.
One of the masterpieces of classical literature, The Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire.
But while this epic struggle forms the core of his work, Herodotus' natural curiosity frequently gives rise to colourful digressions - a description of the natural wonders of Egypt; tales of lake-dwellers, dog-headed men and gold-digging 4/5().
The Histories (Penguin Classics) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.4/5(K).Herodotus would have made his researches known to the larger world through oral recitations to a public crowd.
John Marincola writes in his introduction to the Penguin edition of The Histories that there are certain identifiable pieces in the early books of Herodotus' work which could be labeled as "performance pieces".
These portions of the research seem independent and "almost detachable", so that they Born: c. BC, Halicarnassus, Caria, Asia .THE HISTORY OF HERODOTUS BOOK I THE FIRST BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CLIO This is the Showing forth of the Inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassos, to the end that neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time, nor the works great and marvellous, which have been produced some by Hellenes and some by Barbarians, may.