The Histories (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (Barnes & Noble Classics) by Herodotus

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  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • History / Ancient / Greece,
  • Greece,
  • History, Ancient,
  • To 146 B.C

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ContributionsDonald Lateiner (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages624
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Open LibraryOL8870340M
ISBN 101593083556
ISBN 109781593083557

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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 File Size: 1MB.

Ἰστορίαι = The Histories, Herodotus The Histories of Herodotus is the founding work of history in Western literature. Written in BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes The Histories book various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time.4/5.

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Im becomming a little obsessed with History after getting this book. I also purchased the The Histories book from Barnes and Noble /5(59). The History of Herodotus By Herodotus Written B.C.E Translated by George Rawlinson: Table of Contents Book IV: Melpomene After the taking of Babylon, an expedition was led by Darius into Scythia.

Asia abounding in men, and vast sums flowing into the treasury. A delightful new translation of what is widely considered the first work of history and nonfiction. Herodotus has a wonderful, gossipy style that makes reading these histories more fun than studying the rise of the Persian Empire and its clash with Greece—however, that’s exactly what readers will do in this engaging history, which is full of interesting digressions and asides.

Euterpe On the death of Cyrus, Cambyses his son by Cassandane daughter of Pharnaspes took the kingdom. Cassandane had died in the lifetime of Cyrus, who had made a great mourning for her at her death, and had commanded all the subjects of his empire to observe the like.

Cambyses, the son of this lady and of Cyrus, regarding the Ionian and Aeolian Greeks as vassals of his father, took them with. The Histories (Tacitus)/Book 2. From Wikisource. The Histories incorporate folklore, legend, mythic motifs, and literary patterns in a grand narrative that reveals the influence of fate and the divine, as well as individual agency, in human affairs and emphasizes the instability of human happiness and fortune.

The Histories are divided into nine Books. In Book 1, Herodotus announces his. Book 1 Summary In the opening sentence, Herodotus introduces himself as a native of Halicarnassus, a Greek city on the western coast of Asia Minor (modern Turkey), announces his theme, and describes his purpose in writing the Histories.

Herodotus’ subject is the conflict between the Greeks and their Asiatic neighbors, whom he calls “barbarians” (a [ ]. The History of Herodotus parallel English/Greek English translation: G. Macaulay, (pub. Macmillan, London and NY) [] Book 1: Clio 1 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Book 2: Euterpe 1 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 This overview of the contents of Herodotus' Histories is essentially based on Silvana Cagnazzi's article "Tavola dei 28 logoi di Erodoto" in the journal Hermes (), pageexcept for book three.

Book 1. first logos: the story of Croesus. text: Candaules, his wife, and Gyges; text: the story of Arion. THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS BOOK I.

Had the praise of History been passed over by former Chroniclers it Introduction. The importance and magnitude of the subject. would perhaps have been incumbent upon me to urge the choice and special study of records of this sort, as the readiest means men can have of correcting their knowledge of the past.

Book VI of the Histories is one of Herodotus' most varied books, beginning with the final collapse of the Ionian Revolt and moving on to the Athenian triumph at Marathon ( BC); it also includes fascinating material on Sparta, full of court intrigue and culminating in Kleomenes' grisly death, and there is comedy too, with Alkmeon's cramming clothes, boots, and even cheeks with gold dust.

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Polybius. Evelyn S. - from Book Seven, Paragraph Wow. That’s about all I can manage at this point. What a long strange trip this has been. I didn’t intend to spend so much time on The Histories but I am glad I did.

I hope I haven’t scared away anyone that is thinking about reading the book because of the length of time I took—it really doesn't take an. Summary Book 1 Herodotus introduces his project, which is to record the deeds of Greeks and others, and to understand how the Greek and Persian conflict began.

He begins by considering the mythical origins of the conflict. These include the mythical abductions of. 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. The main characters of this classics, non fiction story are.

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2. The Subject-Matter of The Histories 3. Herodotus' sources and Metho Histories 4. Structure and Themes in The Histories 5. Herodotus' Later Reputation. Further Reading A Note on the Text Maps. Herodotus The Histories Book One Book Two Book Three Book Four Book Five Book Six Book Seven Book Eight Book Nine.

Glossary Structural Outline /5(20). Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Histories is divided into nine lengthy books.

For the purpose of summary and analysis, this guide further divides each book into three sections. Summary. Herodotus opens by stating he wishes to record the deeds of the past, and that he wants to show how the war between the Greeks and Persians began. He notes that several mythical accounts of the conflict's origin are told by Persians and.

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The Histories was at some point through the ages divided into the nine books of modern editions, conventionally named after the Muses. Herodotus seems to have traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book.

At the beginning of The Histories, Herodotus sets out his reasons for writing it. The Histories of Herodotus, completed in the second half of the 5th century BC, is generally regarded as the first work of history and the first great masterpiece of non-fiction writing.

Few history books since can compare for sheer drama with Herodotus's narrative of the Persian invasions of Greece. His accounts of the great battles of Marathon and Thermopylae, of Salamis and Plataea, retain /5(65).

Herodotus will give his account, starting with the four nations between the two seas, then describing the Asian peninsula. Nechos, king of Egypt, sent Phoenicians to sail around Libya, back through the pillars of Herakles, into the Mediterranean and back to Egypt.

Later, Sataspes, an Achaimenid Persian, raped a girl who was the granddaughter of Megabyzos but since his mother was sister to. 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. LibriVox recording of Herodotus' "Histories" read by LibriVox volunteers. 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. Histories definition, the branch of knowledge dealing with past events.

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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. Each Essential Histories book studies the origins, politics, fighting and repercussions of one major war or theatre of war, from both military and civilian perspectives.

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