The Essential Herodotus: Translation, Introduction, and Annotations by William A. Johnson

Paperback | August 5, 2016

byWilliam A. Johnson

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"New translations of essential selections from the writings of Herodotus, the world's first historian. William A. Johnson offers annotations to guide the reader through Herodotus's works, which include descriptions of life in the 5th and 6th century BC, including political histories of Egypt and the Greco-Persian War." --

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"New translations of essential selections from the writings of Herodotus, the world's first historian. William A. Johnson offers annotations to guide the reader through Herodotus's works, which include descriptions of life in the 5th and 6th century BC, including political histories of Egypt and the Greco-Persian War." --

Herodotus was the inventor of universal history. Often called the Father of History, his histories are divided into nine books named after the nine muses. A native of Halicarnassus on the coast of Asia Minor (modern Bodrum, Turkey), he traveled extensively, writing lively descriptions of the lands he saw and the peoples he encountered....

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 9.25 × 6.5 × 0.68 inPublished:August 5, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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