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- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
The History by Herodotus is a classic masterpiece that is considered to be the very first work of history. The narrative details the war that took place between Persians and Greek city-states. The conflict between the two factions has been described on an ideological basis. An engrossing insight into the rise of Persian Empire. Informative! more...
- OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 6.99 US$ 6.01
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,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 9.95
Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, index... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 10.50
Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus? historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, index... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories tells the story of the Greco-Persian Wars between the Achaemenid Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus travelled extensively around the ancient... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
In this vastly informative and engaging piece, Herodotus has covered the vast history, culture and the greatness of Egypt. Carefully separating the facts from the myths, he has painted a stunning picture, from the religious rituals, to the culture and language. The unity of his work further gratifies the historical records. more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 7.04
A king who would be worshipped as a god... When Xerxes, King of Persia, crosses the Hellespont at the head of a formidable army, it seems inevitable that Greece will be crushed beneath its might. But the Greeks are far harder to defeat than he could ever have imagined. As storms lash the Persian ships, and sinister omens predict a cruel fate for... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; US$ 7.04
So much of what we know of the Ancient World comes from Herodotus (c.490 BC - c.420 BC) that he will always remain the greatest of historians. But in addition such a large part of the entertainment value of the Ancient World comes from his enormous, omnivorous, sometimes credulous appetite for stories of distant lands and strange creatures. Great... more...