The Landmark Herodotus : The Histories

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The first true piece of historical writing

This book is a must-read for history enthusiasts who crave a deep dive into the origins of historical writing. Herodotus, considered the father of history, takes us on a captivating journey through the rise of the Persian Empire and its epic clash with the Greek city-states. With its lucid prose and comprehensive annotations, The Landmark Herodotus offers an immersive experience, allowing readers to unravel the events that shaped Western literature's understanding of the past. A visually stunning edition, complete with maps and twenty-one insightful appendices, it is a treasure trove of knowledge that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the ancient world.

The Landmark Herodotus : The Histories

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ISBN: 9781400031146
Publisher: Anchor Books
Date of Publication: 2009-06-02
Format: Paperback
Goodreads rating: 4.0
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From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition of The Histories by Herodotus.Cicero called Herodotus "the father of history," and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature. With lucid prose, Herodotus's account of the rise of the Persian Empire and its dramatic war with the Greek city sates set a standard for narrative nonfiction that continues to this day. Illustrated, annotated, and filled with maps—with an introduction by Rosalind Thomas, twenty-one appendices written by scholars at the top of their fields, and a new translation by Andrea L. Purvis—The Landmark Herodotus is a stunning edition of the greatest classical work of history ever written.
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The first true piece of historical writing

This book is a must-read for history enthusiasts who crave a deep dive into the origins of historical writing. Herodotus, considered the father of history, takes us on a captivating journey through the rise of the Persian Empire and its epic clash with the Greek city-states. With its lucid prose and comprehensive annotations, The Landmark Herodotus offers an immersive experience, allowing readers to unravel the events that shaped Western literature's understanding of the past. A visually stunning edition, complete with maps and twenty-one insightful appendices, it is a treasure trove of knowledge that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for the ancient world.