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Landmark Herodotus The Histories

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ISBN-10: 1400031141

ISBN-13: 9781400031146

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert B. Strassler

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From the editor of the widely praisedThe Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition ofThe Historiesby Herodotus, the greatest classical work of history ever written. 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 experiences with the varied people and cultures he encountered. Cicero called him "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 that harks back to the time of oral tradition, Herodotus set a standard for narrative…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/2/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1024
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.608

Robert B. Strassler is an unaffiliated scholar whose articles have appeared in the Journal of Hellenic Studies. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.