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Studies in Herodotus.

by Wells, J.

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Herodotus,
    • History, Ancient -- Historiography,
    • Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C. -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsHow, W. W. 1861-1932.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF211 .W43 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 232 p.
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4576944M
      ISBN 100836955897
      LC Control Number77137388

      Herodotus' HISTORY BOOK 9 (CALLIOPE) Complete. Translated by G. Macaulay. Herodotus Bilingual Anthology Studies Herodotus in Print. BOOK IX. THE NINTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CALLIOPE 1. Mardonios, when Alexander had returned back and had signified to him that which was said by the Athenians, set forth from Thessaly and began to lead his. Herodotus makes the jump from the epic poems of Homer to secular history, but he does not forget the roots from which his genre came. It is possible that Herodotus employed the same structures and methods of the epic poet because of the similarities in their work. Herodotus was .

      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 of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time.4/5. “Reading Herodotus is a text which represented a departure in Herodotean scholarship: it was the first multi-authored collection of scholarly essays to focus on a single book of Herodotus’ Histories. Each chapter studies a separate logos in Book 5 and pursues two closely related lines of inquiry: first, to propose an individual thesis.

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Studies in Herodotus by Wells, J. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. Herodotus claims to have traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book, almost all of which covers territories of the Persian Empire.

At the beginning of The Histories, Herodotus sets out his reasons for writing it:Author: Herodotus. Reading Studies in Herodotus. book represents a new departure in Herodotean scholarship: it is the first multi-authored collection of scholarly essays to focus on a single book of Herodotus' Histories.

Each chapter covers a separate logos in Book 5 and proposes an original thesis about the political, historical, Author: Elizabeth Irwin. In Book 3, passages toHerodotus reports that a species of fox-sized, furry "ants" lives in one of the far eastern, Indian provinces of the Persian Empire.

This region, he reports, is a sandy desert, and the sand there contains a wealth of fine gold dust. These giant ants, according to Herodotus, would often unearth the gold dust when Notable work: The Histories.

The Persian friends of HerodotusMiltiades, the son of CypselusCimon, the son of Miltiades (till Marathon)--Recent criticism of the account of the Persian wars in HerodotusHerodotus and AristophanesHerodotus and the intellectual life of his ageHerodotus in English literature.

Jun 26,  · This second volume of the Oxford Readings in Classical Studies on Herodotus focuses on his description of foreign lands and peoples, and on the theoretical issues it raises. The selected essays look at the principles of Herodotus' research concerning the physical world Studies in Herodotus.

book the light of traditional myth and the science of his times, and deal with 5/5(1). Get this from a library. Studies in Herodotus. [J Wells] Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

Studies in Herodotus [Laird Arthur Gordon] on helpyouantibiotic.top *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition)Author: Arthur Gordon Laird.

Interpreting Herodotus Edited by Thomas Harrison and Elizabeth Irwin. Brings together in a single volume an array of contributions from leading international scholars specializing in Herodotus and ancient Greek and Near-Eastern history. Oct 29,  · 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. Of the education of Herodotus no more can be said than that it was thoroughly Greek, and embraced no doubt the three subjects essential to a Greek liberal education-grammar, gymnastic training and music.

His studies would be regarded as completed when he attained the age of eighteen, and took rank among the ephebi or eirenes of his native city. Aug 27,  · The Histories (also known as The History) of Herodotus is considered the founding work of history in Western literature.

Written from the s to the s BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, they serve as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known around the Mediterranean and Western Asia at that time.

It remains one of. Dec 11,  · Herodotus, widely known as the father of history, was also described by Aristotle as a mythologos, or "tale-teller."In this stylish and insightful book, intended for both general readers and students, James Romm argues that the author of the Histories was both a historian—in the original sense of "one who inquires"—and a master storyteller.

Herodotus counts by generations, for example the kings of the Mermnads dynasty, ruling from c - BC in Lydia, form the background for Book 1: Gyges, Ardys, Sadyattes II, Alyattes and finally, his son Croesus who we look at in some detail.

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. HERODOTUS' HISTORY COMPLETE. The Nine Books of Herodotus' Histories, translated by G.

Macaulay. Herodotus Bilingual Anthology Studies Herodotus in Print Table of Contents Book 1 - CLIO Book - 2 - EUTERPE Book - 3 - THALEIA Book - 4 - MELPOMENE Book - 5 - TERPSICHORE Book - 6 - ERATO Book - 7 - POLYMNIA Book - 8 - URANIA Book - 9 - CALLIOPE. Herodotus has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Herodotus’s most popular book is The Histories. Herodotus tells the story of Croesus in the first tale, or ‘logos’, of his great work ‘The Histories’. Explore the contradictions in his narrative with other contemporary and archaeological evidence.

Think about the extent to which Herodotus deserves his title ‘father of history’. Take part now ‘Lydios logos’: the story of.

Oct 24,  · Herodotus was a Greek writer and geographer credited with being the first historian. Sometime around the year B.C., Herodotus published his magnum opus: a.

THE HISTORY OF HERODOTUS 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 been produced some by Hellenes and some by Barbarians, may.

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $Herodotus: Histories Book V Translated with Commentary by Peter J.

Rhodes. Liverpool University Press. Aris and Phillips Classical Texts. The first edition in the Aris & Phillips Classical Texts series of a part of the Histories of Herodotus.This book thickens the account of Herodotus' early reception history, building significantly on previous accounts of Herodotus' Nachleben.

In a series of literary studies, it explores some of the earliest ancient responses to Herodotus' Histories through the extant written record of .