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Herodotus

Herodotus

Herodotus

by Herodotus

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Published by Henry G. Bohn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient History,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementa new and literal version from the text of Baehr ; with a geographical and general index by Henry Cary
    SeriesBohn"s classical library
    ContributionsBähr, Johann Christian Felix, 1798-1872, Cary, Henry, 1804-1870, tr, Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD58 .H33 1854
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 613 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages613
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24857377M
    LC Control Number20000294

    The opening logos of Book Four tells about their way of life. Herodotus first gives a description of the country, which he knows as a green pasture, bordered in the north by large stretches of snow. There are several Greek cities on the shores of the Black Sea, where people have a more or less decent life style. The digital Loeb Classical Library extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature. Read more about the site’s features» Herodotus, the great Greek historian, was born about BCE at Halicarnassus in Caria, Asia Minor, when it was subject to the Persians.

    Herodotus the great Greek historian was born about BCE, at Halicarnassus in Caria, Asia Minor, when it was subject to the forabetterchicago.com travelled widely in most of Asia Minor, Egypt (as far as Assuan), North Africa, Syria, the country north of the Black Sea, and many parts of the Aegean Sea and the mainland of Greece. NOTE HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the early part of the fifth century, B. C. Of his life we know almost nothing, except that he spent much of it traveling, to collect the material for his writings, and that he finally settled down at Thurii, in southern Italy, where his great work was composed.

    The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The History of Herodotus, parallel English/Greek, tr. G. C. Macaulay, [], full text etext at forabetterchicago.com


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Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. Book I: Clio These are the researches of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, which he publishes, in the hope of thereby preserving from decay the remembrance of what men have done, and of preventing the great and wonderful actions of the Greeks and the Barbarians from losing their due meed of glory.

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Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Herodotus: An Account of Egypt, trans. by G. Macaulay (Gutenberg text) Herodotus: Euterpe: Being the Second Book of the Famous History of Herodotus (London: David Nutt, ), ed.

by Andrew Lang, trans. by Barnabe Rich (multiple formats at forabetterchicago.com). See all books authored by Herodotus, including The Histories, and The Persian War (Translations from Greek & Roman Authors), and more on forabetterchicago.com Herodotus, Volume 2, Book 3.

Herodotus $ Herodotus, Volume 3. Herodotus $ - $ Stories of Croesus, Cyrus and Babylon. Herodotus $ - $ The Madness of Cambyses. Herodotus has books on Goodreads with ratings. Herodotus’s most popular book is The Histories.

Oct 24,  · Herodotus was a Greek writer and geographer credited with being the first historian. Sometime around the year B.C., Herodotus published his magnum opus: a. Oct 29,  · Herodotus Herodotus book often criticized for this but I found the book all the more interesting as a result.

To those who would harp on this point, I would recall Mark Twain's comment about history and question how much else of what we read as "history" is a truly objective recounting of events/5. Herodotus’s History is an account of the Greco-Persian Wars (– BCE) and the story of the growth and organization of the Persian empire.

Herodotus covers the empire’s geography, social structure, and history before describing the events which led to Xerxes’ invasion of Greece and the Greek city-states uniting to defeat his army. Follow Herodotus and explore their bibliography from forabetterchicago.com's Herodotus Author Page.

Book One Mythical Origins of East-West Conflict. Opening alludes to Homer, suggests epic scale and purpose (memorialization). Rape of Io by Phoenician traders. Herodotus of Halicarnassus (cc BCE): Greek researcher, often called the world's first forabetterchicago.com 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 Plataea and Mycale.

Herodotus describes the birth and rise to power of Cyrus, who liberated Persia from the Medes, and the subsequent expansion of the Persian empire until Cyrus’ death during a war with the Massagetae. In Book 2, Herodotus discusses the geography, culture, and history of Egypt.

Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey) and lived in the fifth century BCE (c. – BCE).4/5. The Histories Herodotus TRANSLATED BY GEORGE RAWLINSON BOOK 1 THESE are the researches of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, which he publishes, in the hope of thereby preserving from decay the remembrance of what men have done, and of preventing the great and wonderful actions of the Greeks and the Barbarians from.

Sep 21,  · Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is. 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 1 neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time, nor the works 2 great and marvellous, which have been produced some by Hellenes and some by Barbarians, may lose their renown; and especially that the causes may be remembered for which.

Book Two. Egypt. Cambyses becomes king of the Persian Empire ( BC). His invasion of Egypt leads Hdt. into Egyptian ethnography (1). How the Egyptian Pharaoh Psammetichus (c. BC) used child speech to research the question of which was the oldest civilization, and found it to be Phrygia (2). 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 as a. Herodotus is the guy who invented history.

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Student Translation Sheets for Herodotus Book 1: ( mb.pdf) This file contains translation pages (11 x Jun 01,  · The Histories, by Herodotus, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of 4/5.The History of Herodotus By Herodotus Book V: Terpsichore The Persians left behind by King Darius in Europe, who had Megabazus for their general, reduced, before any other Hellespontine state, the people of Perinthus, who had no mind to become subjects of the king.