On the War for Greek Freedom: Selections from the Histories / Edition 1

On the War for Greek Freedom: Selections from the Histories / Edition 1

by Herodotus
     
 

ISBN-10: 087220667X

ISBN-13: 9780872206670

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus¹ historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, an index of proper names,…  See more details below

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Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus¹ historical narrative. These are meticulously annotated, and supplemented with a chronology of the Archaic Age, Historical Epilogue, glossary of main characters and places, an index of proper names, and maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872206670
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
201
Sales rank:
370,477
Product dimensions:
5.46(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chronology of the Archaic Age
Maps
IHerodotus' Introduction1
IIPrologue: The Reign of Croesus of Lydia (c. 560-46 B.C.E.)4
IIIThe Growth of Persia: Cyrus Conquers Asia (c. 550-30 B.C.E.)28
IVThe Growth of Persia: Cambyses Conquers North Africa (c. 530-22 B.C.E.)51
VThe Growth of Persia: Darius Enters Europe (521-499 B.C.E.)75
VIThe Greek Revolt from Persia (499-94 B.C.E.)90
VIIPersia versus Greece: Darius' Wars (494-90 B.C.E.)99
VIIIPersia versus Greece: Xerxes' War (484-80 B.C.E.)119
IXPersia versus Greece: Mardonius' War and After (480-79 B.C.E.)165
Historical Epilogue188
Main Characters and Places190
Index of Proper Names197

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