The Histories (Illustrated Editioin) by Herodotus

The Histories (Illustrated Editioin)


Kobo ebook | April 12, 2012

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Herodotus, also known as the Father of History, lived in the 5th century B.C. (c.484 BC c.425 BC) and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories his masterpiece and the only work he is known to have produced earned him his famous moniker and is a record of his investigation of the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars. Through his writing, which includes a wealth of geographical and ethnographical information, Herodotus became one of the most important historical sources not only for ancient writers who followed him but students of antiquity today. Although some of his stories were not completely accurate, he claimed that he was reporting only what had been told to him. This edition of Herodotus famous Histories is specially formatted with illustrations of Herodotus and places and characters in the Histories. It also includes a Table of Contents for easier navigation.
Title:The Histories (Illustrated Editioin)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 12, 2012Publisher:Charles River EditorsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1475305303

ISBN - 13:9781475305302

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