The Histories

Author: Herodotus
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191623032
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When we look at the Histories in this largest and simplest frame, we find in its
overall sweep a story more dark than light in colour: we trace the way that the
Persians developed a nomos, or custom, of conquest (7.8), and how their habits
of ...

The Histories

Author: Polybius
Publisher: Loeb Classical Library
ISBN: 9780674991538
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It is a great work, accurate, thoughtful, largely impartial, based on research, full of insight into customs, institutions, geography, causes of events and character of people; it is a vital achievement of first rate importance, despite the ...

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: Herodotus
Publisher: Everyman's Library
ISBN: 0375712712
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INTRODUCTION Nicknamed the 'father of History' by Cicero, Herodotus is indeed
the ancestor of later historians. While his methods fall short of those expected
from scholars today, his search for a reliable version of the past, sifted from many
 ...

The Histories

Author: Sallust
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198721437
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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.

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 Landmark Herodotus

Author: Robert B. Strassler
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 1400031141
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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 Book 4 Melopomene

Author: Herodotus
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1681462931
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The Histories, were divided into nine books, named after the nine Muses: the "Muse of History", Clio, representing the first book, then Euterpe, Thaleia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polymnia, Ourania and Calliope for books 2 to 9, ...