The Landmark Herodotus

Written By Robert B. Strassler
The Landmark Herodotus
  • Publsiher : Anchor
  • Release : 19 September 2021
  • ISBN : 1400031141
  • Pages : 953 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 12 reviews
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The Landmark Herodotus

The Landmark Herodotus
  • Author : Robert B. Strassler
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 953
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian government, Persian arms and tactics, and more. Reprint....

The Landmark Thucydides

The Landmark Thucydides
  • Author : Thucydides
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-04
  • Total pages : 713
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : Chronicles two decades of war between Athens and Sparta....

The Landmark Xenophon s Hellenika

The Landmark Xenophon s Hellenika
  • Author : Robert B. Strassler
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2010-11-15
  • Total pages : 579
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : "Covering the years between 411 and 362 B.C.E., a particularly dramatic period during which the alliances among Athens, Sparta, Thebes, Persia, and other states were in constant flux ... Beautifully illustrated, heavily annotated, and filled with detailed, clear maps, this edition gives us a new, authoritative, and completely accessible translation by ...

Professor Noah s Spaceship

Professor Noah s Spaceship
  • Author : Brian Wildsmith
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Total pages : 30
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : As the forest begins to change, the animals and birds, no longer happy there, fly away in Professor Noah's amazing spaceship. Where do they go and what do they find there?...

Between Myth Mandate

Between Myth   Mandate
  • Author : Michael Nathanson
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 764
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : From the preface: "The intent of this work is to inquire whether 1. the events recounted in the Bible's narratives (collectively herein referred to as "master narrative") are based in any Ancient Near Eastern historical reality. 2. the authors of the Bible's master narrative and its readers, including the founders and citizens ...

Herodotus in the Anthropocene

Herodotus in the Anthropocene
  • Author : Joel Alden Schlosser
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2020-07-15
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : We are living in the age of the Anthropocene, in which human activities are recognized for effecting potentially catastrophic environmental change. In this book, Joel Alden Schlosser argues that our current state of affairs calls for a creative political response, and he finds inspiration in an unexpected source: the ancient ...

A Guide to Reading Herodotus Histories

A Guide to Reading Herodotus  Histories
  • Author : Sean Sheehan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-05
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : Modern scholarship judges Herodotus to be a more complex writer than his past readers supposed. His Histories is now being read in ways that are seemingly incompatible if not contradictory. This volume interrogates the various ways the text of the Histories has been and can be read by scholars: as ...

Herodotus and the topography of Xerxes invasion

Herodotus and the topography of Xerxes    invasion
  • Author : Jan Zacharias Van Rookhuijzen
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2018-11-19
  • Total pages : 389
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : In his Histories, Herodotus of Halicarnassus gave an account of Xerxes’ invasion of Greece (480 BCE). Among the information in this work features a rich topography of the places visited by the army, as well as of the battlefields. Apparently there existed a certain demand among the Greeks to behold the ...

The Way of Herodotus

The Way of Herodotus
  • Author : Justin Marozzi
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2010-02-02
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : Intrepid travel historian Justin Marozzi retraces the footsteps of Herodotus through the Mediterranean and Middle East, examining Herodotus's 2,500-year-old observations about the cultures and places he visited and finding echoes of his legacy reverberating to this day. The Way of Herodotus is a lively yet thought-provoking excursion into the world ...

Herodotus Histories Book V

Herodotus  Histories  Book V
  • Author : Philip S. Peek
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-04
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : History begins with Herodotus (485–425 b.c.e.). Born in Halikarnassos, a gateway between the Greek and Persian worlds, Herodotus in his Histories narrates the great historical struggle between the Persian Empire and the Greek-speaking city-states at the dawn of the classical era. Herodotus does not merely list events or tell ...

Herodotus Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide

Herodotus  Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guide
  • Author : Oxford University Press
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2010-05-01
  • Total pages : 50
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : This ebook is a selective guide designed to help scholars and students of the ancient world find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best available scholarly materials in whatever form or format they appear from books, chapters, and journal articles to online archives, electronic data sets, and ...

On the Blissful Islands with Nietzsche Jung

On the Blissful Islands with Nietzsche   Jung
  • Author : Paul Bishop
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-11-03
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : What are the blissful islands? And where are they? This book takes as its starting-point the chapter called ‘On the Blissful Islands’ in Part Two of Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra, and its enigmatic conclusion: ‘The beauty of the Superman came to me as a shadow’. From this remarkable and ...

The Persian War in Herodotus and Other Ancient Voices

The Persian War in Herodotus and Other Ancient Voices
  • Author : William Shepherd
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-28
  • Total pages : 328
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : Weaving together the accounts of the ancient historian Herodotus with other ancient sources, this is the engrossing story of the triumph of Greece over the mighty Persian Empire. The Persian War is the name generally given to the first two decades of the period of conflict between the Greeks and ...

Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus

Ethnicity and Identity in Herodotus
  • Author : Thomas Figueira,Carmen Soares
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-01-16
  • Total pages : 342
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : Herodotus is the epochal authority who inaugurated the European and Western consciousness of collective identity, whether in an awareness of other societies and of the nature of cultural variation itself or in the fashioning of Greek self-awareness – and necessarily that of later civilizations influenced by the ancient Greeks – which was ...

Herodotus narrator scientist historian

Herodotus   narrator  scientist  historian
  • Author : Ewen Bowie
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2018-03-19
  • Total pages : 356
  • ISBN : 1400031141
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Summary : Recently the importance for Herodotus' work of contemporary medical and sophistic thought and techniques of argument has been widely recognised, as long had been his dependence on and difference from earlier geographical and ethnographic writing. This volume focuses on the place of these interests in his investigatory techniques and sets ...