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Herodotus, Volume 2
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...more
Paperback, 444 pages
Published January 12th 2010 by Nabu Press
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This classic historic account is rich in its description and candid in its detail. Herodotus certainly did not pull punches when he was describing the early history of Greece and its area. The politics and warfare are abundantly described. Some stereotypes and myths are pervasive throughout though, particularly as he deals with other people and their religious, sexual and moral traditions. Volume 2 is shorter and moves a lot more quickly.
Herodotus (/hɨˈrɒdətəs/; Ancient Greek: Ἡρόδοτος Hēródotos) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey) and lived in the fifth century BCE (c. 484–425 BCE). He has been called "The Father of History" (first conferred by Cicero), as well as "The Father of Lies" (first conferred by Voltaire). He was the first historian known to collect his material ...moreMore about Herodotus...