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Herodotus

Charles Beebe Martin

Herodotus

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Herodotus.,
  • History, Ancient -- Historiography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Charles Beebe Martin.
    SeriesMartin classical lectures ;, v. 1
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA25 .M3 vol. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[3]-29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL179831M
    LC Control Numbera 32002148
    OCLC/WorldCa10496847


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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars, his curiosity also prompts frequent digression on the cultures of the peoples he introduces.

While much of the information he gives has proved to be astonishingly accurate, he also entertains us with delightful /5(8). Herodotus: Father of History, Father of Lies. By David Pipes. An example of this can be seen in the seventh book of the History.

Herodotus wanted his audience to see the wonders that Xerxes accomplished in crossing his army over the Hellespont on the ill-fated invasion of Greece.

To place us there, Herodotus tells the story from the. Jul 24,  · By Herodotus’ time, tyranny had developed a bad name, and he his descriptions of their behavior constitutes a pragmatic manual to set beside Machiavelli’s The Prince.

Tyrants champion the poor and the weak particularly women and foreigners; they are lustful and prone to adultery and eccentricity—Periander was accused of having relations with his dead wife.

They maintain power by. HERODOTUS (c. B.C.), Greek historian, called the Father of History, was born at Halicarnassus in Asia Minor, then dependent upon the Persians, in or about the year B.C.

Herodotus was thus born a Persian subject, and such he con~ tinued until he was thirty or fiveandthirty years of age. Herodotus was an Ancient Greek historian.

He was born at Halicarnassus, a town in south-west Asia Minor (now Bodrum, Turkey), probably in BC. He died in BC. Herodotus was called the "Father of History" by Cicero. He wrote about the ancient empires of. Jul 25,  · Book I of the "Histories" provides a particularly good illustration of the discursiveness and diversity of Herodotus' materials and of the ingenuity with which he develops his narrative and welds it into an artistic whole.

Here he deals first with the distant mythological and then in greater detail with more recent history of Greek relations with the Near East, in an attempt to explain the. (or Histories, or Inquiries) Outline summary by Michael McGoodwin, prepared Acknowledgement: This work has been summarized using the University of Chicago edition transl.

David Grene Numbers provided in square brackets or parentheses refer to the page numbers in this edition. (Herodotus' only book) is to seek one's roots as a. Thalia [] The above-mentioned Amasis was the Egyptian king against whom Cambyses, son of Cyrus, made his expedition; and with him went an army composed of the many nations under his rule, among them being included both Ionic and Aeolic Greeks.Herodotus.

c. (?) BCE - c. (?) BCE Herodotus was a resident of Halicarnassus (modern Bodrum in Turkey) and wrote The Histories of Herodotus, a Greek history of the Persian invasion of Greece in the early fifth century BCE. Estimates of the year of his birth are based on the observation that in The Histories, he does not claim to have witnessed the Persian invasion that took place in