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Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)

His Problems, Methods and Originality

Herodotos the Historian (Routledge Revivals)( )
Author: Waters, K. H.
Series title:Routledge Revivals Ser.
ISBN:978-1-317-75611-8
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $62.95
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The work of Herodotos of Halikarnassos, 'the father of history', differs in many ways from that of modern historians, and it poses special problems to the student.

Herodotos' history of the Persian Wars, written in the second half of the fifth century BC, was both the first attempt at a comprehensive history and the first lengthy prose narrative in the Western cultural tradition. There was an almost total lack of written historical evidence in Greece at the time, and the...
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