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History : Herodotus


Price: $8.00

Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780226327723

ISBN: 0226327728

Condition: GOOD

David Grene, one of the best known translators of the Greek classics, splendidly captures the peculiar quality of Herodotus, the father of history. Here is the historian, investigating and judging what he has seen, heard, and read, and seeking out the true causes and consequences of the great deeds of the past. In his "History," the war between the Greeks and Persians, the origins of their enmity, and all the more general features of the civilizations of the world of his day are seen as a unity and expressed as the vision of one man who as a child lived through the last of the great acts i... View more info