The Histories

The Histories


Introduction by:
Notes by:
Revised by:
Translator:

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  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140449082
  • 784 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt with an introduction and Notes by John M. Marincola.
 
The Histories

The Histories

Herodotus, Introduction by: John M. Marincola, Notes by: John M. Marincola, Revised by: John M. Marincola, Translator: Aubrey De Selincourt

Praise

“De Sélincourt’s pacy, natural-sounding, rendering, as superbly revised and annotated by John Marincola…was a game-changer…still reads freshly and is a bestseller six decades after its first publication.”
–Edith Hall,  Times Literary Supplement

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
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
Structural Outline
Chronology
Abbreviations
Notes
Index

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