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The Histories by Herodotus
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Apr 19, 2010

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Read from April 19 to 30, 2010

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04/20/2010 page 60
8.38% "Sweet stories so far, but more myth than history."
04/21/2010 page 120
16.76% "Done with book 1 of 9. I wonder if dead kids really taste like lamb..."
04/22/2010 page 200
27.93% "Best bit out of Book 2: Egyptians love their cats so much that they shave their eyebrows when their cats die."
04/23/2010 page 200
27.93% "Best of Book 3: Persia's Darius comes to power by convincing his horse she's about to be mounted by a stallion."
04/26/2010 page 380
53.07% "Best of Book 4: When a family member dies in Scythia, you slaughter his animals and cook his meat along with his animals and throw a wake."
04/28/2010 page 600
83.8% "Xerxes is finally in charge and he hates himself some Athenians! This book is great!"

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