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The histories

P. Cornelius Tacitus

The histories

by P. Cornelius Tacitus

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Published by Penguin Books in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTacitus ; translated by Kenneth Wellesley ; revised with a new introduction by Rhiannon Ash
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsWellesley, Kenneth, Ash, Rhiannon
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG286 .T313 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxli, 342 p.
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27131471M
    ISBN 100140449647
    ISBN 109780140449648
    OCLC/WorldCa317747799

    One of the most important works of history in Western literature, by the freshest and liveliest of all classical Greek prose authors, Herodotus's Histories is also a key text for the study of ancient Greece and the Persian io-holding.com by: 1. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Herodotus. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Herodotus: An Account of Egypt, trans. by G. C. Macaulay (Gutenberg text) Herodotus: Euterpe: Being the Second Book of the Famous History of Herodotus (London: David Nutt, ), ed. by Andrew Lang, trans. by Barnabe Rich (multiple formats at io-holding.com).

    Herodotus' Histories, book 4: summary and comments by Jona Lendering: Tenth logos: country and customs of the Scythians () After his successes in quelling the revolt of pseudo-Smerdis, the rebellion of Babylon, and conquering Samos, king Darius decides to attack the Scythian tribes that live in what is now called Ukraine. Oct 15,  · The Histories was at some point through the ages divided into the nine books of modern editions, conventionally named after the Muses. Herodotus seems to have traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. At the beginning of The Histories, Herodotus sets out his reasons for writing it.

    Histories is divided into nine lengthy books. For the purpose of summary and analysis, this guide further divides each book into three sections. Summary. Herodotus opens by stating he wishes to record the deeds of the past, and that he wants to show how the war between the Greeks and Persians began. He notes that several mythical accounts of the conflict's origin are told by Persians and. Summary of the Work I STATED in my first book that my work was to start from the Social war, the Hannibalian war, and the war for the possession of io-holding.com the same book I stated my reasons for devoting my first two books to a sketch of the period preceding those events.


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Hide browse bar Your current position in the text is marked in blue. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. Jan 21,  · The book is in itself absolutely fascinating since it shows how the world around us that we take for granted with our scientific minds looked to those who lived a long time ago.

Herodotus has been criticized because much of what he writes is so far-fetched that it is humorous, but the reader can tell that he is making an effort to use his /5().

This is a list of all the books in the Horrible Histories book series. Oct 29,  · It's been awhile since I read it, but I absolutely loved this book at the time, and in picking it up recently I still find it fascinating.

"The Histories" culminates in Xerxes invasion of Greece, but before doing so sets the stage by providing a history of Lydia, Egypt, the Persian empire under Darius, and of course Athens and Sparta/5.

Nov 17,  · Natural Histories: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library [American Museum of Natural History, Tom Baione] on io-holding.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

For the first time, Natural Histories allows /5(41). BOOK I THE FIRST BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CLIO This is the Showing forth of the Inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassos, to the end that[1] neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time, nor the works[2] great and marvellous, which have.

Ἰστορίαι = The Histories, Herodotus The Histories of Herodotus is the founding work of history in Western literature. Written in BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time.4/5.

Herodotus' Histories, book 1: summary and comments by Jona Lendering: In Antiquity, books consisted of papyrus scrolls. Our division of the Histories in nine "books" goes back to an edition by scholars of the third century BCE, working in the great library of Alexandria.

There are strong indications that this is not the original division; probably, Herodotus thought about his oeuvre as a. Aug 18,  · Buy The Histories (Penguin Hardback Classics) Second Impression by Herodotus, Paul Cartledge, Tom Holland (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(47). The Histories incorporate folklore, legend, mythic motifs, and literary patterns in a grand narrative that reveals the influence of fate and the divine, as well as individual agency, in human affairs and emphasizes the instability of human happiness and fortune.

The Histories are divided into nine Books. In Book 1, Herodotus announces his. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus, part of the Internet Classics Archive. Sep 21,  · Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book.

The rise of the Persian Empire is. Free download or read online The Histories pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Herodotus. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this classics, non fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. Apr 19,  · 1 [].

In a distant part of the world fortune was now preparing the origin and rise of a new dynasty, whose varied destinies brought happiness or misery on the State, prosperity or destruction on the Princes of its line.

The History of Herodotus By Herodotus Written B.C.E Translated by George Rawlinson: Table of Contents Book I: Clio These are the researches of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, which he publishes, in the hope of thereby preserving from decay the remembrance of what men have done.

Sep 01,  · Case Histories is a very apt title as the book starts with three very different cold cases, each apparently independent of the others. As the book progresses the wonderful Jackson Brodie appears and in his hands it turns out the cases are not completely separate after all/5.

The History of Herodotus, parallel English/Greek, tr. Macaulay, [], full text etext at io-holding.com (or Histories, or Inquiries) Outline summary by Michael McGoodwin, prepared Acknowledgement: This work has been summarized using the University of Chicago edition transl.

David Grene Numbers provided in square brackets or parentheses refer to the page numbers in this edition. (Herodotus' only book) is to seek one's roots as a.

The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book.

Herodotus’s History is an account of the Greco-Persian Wars (– BCE) and the story of the growth and organization of the Persian empire. Herodotus covers the empire’s geography, social structure, and history before describing the events which led to Xerxes’ invasion of Greece and the Greek city-states uniting to defeat his army.Book 1 Summary In the opening sentence, Herodotus introduces himself as a native of Halicarnassus, a Greek city on the western coast of Asia Minor (modern Turkey), announces his theme, and describes his purpose in writing the Histories.

Herodotus’ subject is the conflict between the Greeks and their Asiatic neighbors, whom he calls “barbarians” (a .Translated with Notes by George Rawlinson. With an Introduction by Tom Griffith. Herodotus (cc) is 'The Father of History' and his 'Histories' are the first piece of Western historical writing.

They are also the most entertaining. Why did Pheidippides run the 26 miles and yards (or kilometres) from Marathon to Athens? And what did he do when he got there?