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Herodotus and the explorers of the Classical age

by Ann Gaines

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Subjects:
    • Herodotus.,
    • Herodotus.,
    • History, Ancient.,
    • Mediterranean Region -- Discovery and exploration -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mediterranean Region -- Discovery and exploration.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the accounts of Greek historian Herodotus and the exploration of the world in which he lived.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 104-105) and index.

      StatementAnn Gaines ; introductory essay by Michael Collins.
      SeriesWorld explorers
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDE31 .G35 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination111 p. :
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1741091M
      ISBN 10079101293X, 0791013235
      LC Control Number92047086

      Book IX is the final book of Herodotus's Histories and contains, among other things, Herodotus's accounts of the Battles of Plataea and Mycale, the immediate aftermath of the Persians' defeat in and withdrawal from mainland Greece, and the Siege of Sestos. F&M are particularly interested in showing how Book IX achieves closure for the Histories 5/5(1). Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c - BC). He has been called the "Father of History," and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent, and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative/5(10).

      Harpagus decides not to kill the baby (). Harpagus instructs a herdsman to expose the baby (). The herdsman and his wife, knowing the child's royal blood, decide to raise it; she has just given birth to a stillborn baby, whose body they substitute for Cyrus'. Harpagus is fooled (). How Cyrus' identity was revealed at the age of ten. Here Begins Book III of Herodotus' Histories, Being the Continuation of the Narative from Book II. 1. Against this Amasis then Cambyses the son of Cyrus was making his march, taking with him not only other nations of which he was ruler, but also Hellenes, both Ionians and Aiolians: and the cause of the expedition was as follows: Cambyses sent.

      The Greeks referred to all other peoples as barbarians (whose unintelligible speech sounded like bar-bar-bar), using it in the wider sense of their conscious cultural pride was unmistakable. Herodotus reveals his in saying, 'the Greeks have been from very ancient times distinguished from the barbarians by superior sagacity and freedom from foolish simpleness.'. Book Details. ISBN. Title. Herodotus: The Histories (Penguin Classics) Author. Herodotus & John M. Marincola & Aubrey De Selincourt. Publisher. Penguin Classics. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia.


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Herodotus and the explorers of the Classical age by Ann Gaines Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grade 6 Up-This book will be an eyeopener for students used to viewing history as it happens. In the ancient world, not only did explorations take years to complete, but they also took months or years (if ever) for the news of them to become known.

It was in 5th-century B.C. Greece that Herodotus attempted to record the history of the : Ann Gaines.

Get this from a library. Herodotus and the explorers of the Classical age. [Ann Gaines] -- Discusses the accounts of Greek historian Herodotus and the exploration of the world in which he lived. Herodotus of Halicarnassus was born about B.C.

and died some 60 years later. He traveled over much of the known ancient world, making trips to places /5(32). Who Was the Greek Historian Herodotus. - ThoughtCo. The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι; Ancient Greek: [historíai̯]; also known as The Histories) of Herodotus is considered the founding work of history in Western literature.

Written in BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Author: Herodotus. In book 7 (,70,86,) and in Herodotus describes the Indian infantry and cavalry employed in Xerxes' army.

Only after the conquests of Alexander the Great and the emergence of the Indo-Greek kingdoms did the Mediterranean world acquire some first-hand knowledge about the region (conversely, Indians also became aware of the existence.

Holland (In the Shadow of the Sword: The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire,etc.), whose lifelong devotion to Herodotus, Thucydides and other classical writers is unquestionable, provides an engaging modern translation.

As Holland writes, Herodotus’ “great work is many things—the first example of nonfiction, the. Herodotus, The Histories A. Godley, Ed.

("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9.

chapter. Herodotus directly states that he went to Colchis, and at no other time would he have had a better opportunity to visit the site where Jason and the Argonauts retrieved the Golden Fleece. Herodotus was more interested in events relating to his own age, however, and went to Colchis because they were a tribute paying member of the Persian.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Histories, by Herodotus, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.

Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics. New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars4/4(32). Herodotus Histories - Book I Translated into English by G.C.

Macaulay The First Book - Clio BOOK I THE FIRST BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CLIO This is the Showing forth of the Inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassos, to the end that[1] neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time.

1. Herodotus' Life and Work 2. The Subject-Matter of The Histories 3. Herodotus' sources and Metho Histories 4. Structure and Themes in The Histories 5. Herodotus' Later Reputation.

Further Reading A Note on the Text Maps. Herodotus The Histories Book One Book Two Book Three Book Four Book Five Book Six Book Seven Book Eight Book Nine.

Glossary /5(20). THE HISTORY OF HERODOTUS BOOK I THE FIRST BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CLIO This is the Showing forth of the Inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassos, to the end that[1] neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time, nor the works[2] great and marvellous, which have been produced some by Hellenes and some by Barbarians, mayFile Size: 1MB.

Buy a cheap copy of The Histories book by Herodotus. The father of history, as Cicero called him, and a writer possessed of remarkable narrative gifts, enormous scope, and considerable charm, Herodotus has always Free shipping over $/5(5).

The History of Herodotus By Herodotus Written B.C.E Translated by George Rawlinson: Table of Contents Book IV: Melpomene After the taking of Babylon, an expedition was led by Darius into Scythia. Asia abounding in men, and vast sums flowing into the treasury.

During the classical age of Greece, Herodotus wrote the first history text. But what he created was much more than this. Informed by his own travels, his historical work digresses more than it chronicles, with tales of the lands and peoples he visited/5.

Herodotus's moral message is the one also at the heart of the tragedy Oedipus the King, by his peer and perhaps friend, Sophocles. In that play, a rich and well-loved man is Author: Charlotte Higgins. The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature.

Written about BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book.

Euterpe On the death of Cyrus, Cambyses his son by Cassandane daughter of Pharnaspes took the kingdom. Cassandane had died in the lifetime of Cyrus, who had made a great mourning for her at her death, and had commanded all the subjects of his empire to observe the like.

Cambyses, the son of this lady and of Cyrus, regarding the Ionian and Aeolian Greeks as vassals of his father, took them with. The Histories, Herodotus > Salamis and Plateau, their treatment is surprisingly shallow, with the bulk of the book dedicated to narration of the gathering storm of Persian power and related expository coverage of the many lands, nations and peoples, intrigues, power struggles and heroic achievements of classical times.

Contemporary.Ἰστορίαι = The Histories, Herodotus The Histories of Herodotus is the founding work of history in Western literature. Written in BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time.4/5.The history of Herodotus.: a new English version, ed.

with copious notes and appendices, illustrating the history and geography of Herodotus, from the most recent sources of information ; and embodying the chief results, historical and ethnographical, which have been obtained in the progress of cuneiform and hieroglyphical discovery - vol.

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