ᖷ Easy reader The Histories (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) ᚒ E-Pub Author Herodotus 춮 ᖷ Easy reader The Histories (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) ᚒ E-Pub Author Herodotus 춮 Praise for The Histories Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half centuryI am in awe of Tom Hollands achievement, and have no doubt it will bear rich fruit in bringing Herodotus to public attention Edith Hall, Times Literary SupplementLively, engaging version of the Histories an admirable translation The EconomistPraise for In the Shadow of the Sword Written with flamboyant elegance and energetic intensity, Holland delivers a brilliant tour de force of revisionist scholarship and thrilling storytelling with a bloodspattered cast of swashbuckling tyrants, nymphomaniacal empresses and visionary prophets The book is unputdownable The Times of LondonPraise for Rubicon Tom Holland has produced in one volume the crispest and most compelling account of this momentous period I have ever read The Seattle TimesPraise for Persian Fire Excellent Holland is a cool headed historian who writes no less authoritatively and engagingly on classical Greece than he did on ancient Rome in his last book, RubiconMary Beard, The Sunday TimesFew facts are known about the life of Herodotus He was born around 490 BC in Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor.Tom Holland is the acclaimed author of The Forge of Christendom, Rubicon, and Persian Fire and has adapted Herodotus, Homer, Thucydides, and Virgil for BBC Radio.Paul Cartledge is A G Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge. Herodotus Wikipedia Herodotus c BC was an ancient Greek historian who born in Halicarnassus the Persian Empire modern day Bodrum, TurkeyHe is known for having written book The Histories, a detailed record of his inquiry histora on origins Greco WarsHe widely considered to have been first writer treated historical subjects HISTORY Aug , When not traveling, he returned Athens there, became something celebrity He gave readings public places and collected fees from officials appearances Biography, Facts Britannica Herodotus, bce Halicarnassus, Asia Minor now Turkey died author great narrative history produced world, History Wars Scholars believe that at city southwest then under ruleThe precise dates birth death are Ancient Encyclopedia BCE invented field study today as called Father by Roman orator Cicero famous work Histories but has also Lies critics claim these histories little than tall tales Define Dictionary Contemporary Examples herodotus Human happiness, once observed, does abide long one place Livius Introduction hereby publishes results inquiries, hoping do two things preserve memory past putting astonishing achievements both non peoples particularly, show how races came into conflict note These confident opening lines definition Free Noun father accounts wars between Greeks Persians examples writing Article about BirthplaceHalicarnassus, Caria, Occupation Historian h r d t s historian, History, b Only scant knowledge life can be gleaned writings references him later writings, notably Suda traveled along coast ca succeeded large scale survived passage time The Internet Classics Archive part The Histories (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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