The Histories

Author: Herodotus
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191623032
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At the end of the Histories, the Athenians, led by Pericles' father, crucify Artayctes
the cruel Persian, at the spot on the Hellespont where the Persians first crossed
over into Greece. As he dies they stone his son to death before his eyes. Is this a
final and just punishment from the gods for Persian hubris, or does it also indicate
the beginning of a period where the Athenians in turn begin to exhibit the
characteristic flaws of the Persians? Here and in many other places in the
Histories, ...

The Histories

Author: Agathias
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 9783110033571
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The main objective of each volume is the presentation of a critical text based on all extant manuscripts; a detailed introduction informing about the author and the work as well as the manuscripts and their relation to each other is ...

The Histories

Author: Polybius
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191624683
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Brian McGing's accompanying introduction and notes illuminate this remarkable political history. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe.

The Landmark Herodotus

Author: Robert B. Strassler
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 1400031141
Size: 32.19 MB
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Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian ...

The Histories Of Polybius

Author: Polybius
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108050794
Size: 28.64 MB
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This 1889 first full English translation of Polybius' Histories remains a fascinating source on the second and third centuries BCE.

Histories

Author: Herodotus
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 9781853264665
Size: 44.48 MB
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Recounts the causes and history of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia.

The Histories

Author: Tacitus
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141942487
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In the surviving books of his Histories the barrister-historian Tacitus, writing some thirty years after the events he describes, gives us a detailed account based on excellent authorities.

The Histories

Author: Sallust
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198721437
Size: 72.52 MB
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Together with a comprehensive introduction, he also provides a detailed interpretation in the first ever full-length commentary on the work.