The Histories (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
848
Utgivningsdatum
2008-04-01
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Översättare
Robin Waterfield
Medarbetare
Dewald, Carolyn
Illustrationer
maps
Dimensioner
197 x 128 x 38 mm
Vikt
570 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780199535668
The Histories (häftad)

The Histories

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Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars, his curiosity also prompts frequent digression on the cultures of the peoples he introduces. While much of the information he gives has proved to be astonishingly accurate, he also entertains us with delightful tales of one-eyed men and gold-digging ants. This superbly readable new
translation is supplemented by expansive notes that provide readers the background that they need to appreciate the book in depth.
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<br>Carolyn Dewald is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Southern California. Robin Waterfield is a distinguished translator whose version of Plato's Republic has been described as the best available'.<br>

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Introduction Textual Note Bibliography Chronology Appendices Glossary Maps Explanatory Notes Textual Notes Index of Proper Names