Herodotus: The Histories (Penguin Classics)

Herodotus: The Histories (Penguin Classics)

  • Publish Date: 1996-09-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Herodotus John M. Marincola Aubrey De Selincourt
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During the fifth century BC, a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city-states united to repel a mighty Persian army. While the story of this heroic drama forms the main theme of Herodotus' narrative, the author's curiosity fleshes out the text with digressions, folk tales and stories.

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