Stories of the East from Herodotus

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This Is A New Release Of The Original 1885 Edition.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781498038997
  • Publisher: Literary Licensing LLC
  • Publication date: 3/30/2014
  • Pages: 340
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Chap. I. The Story of King Croesus 1
Chap. II. Croesus, Wishing to Make War Against the Persians, Consulteth the Oracles 20
Chap. III. King Croesus is Defeated and the City of Sardis is Taken 33
Chap. IV. Croesus is Saved from Death. of Lydia, the Lydians, and of Certain Greeks that Dwelt in Asia 47
Chap. V. The Birth and Bringing Up of Cyrus 66
Chap. VI. Cyrus Overthroweth Astyages, and Taketh the Kingdom to Himself 81
Chap. VII. The City of Babylon. Cyrus Taketh it 93
Chap. VIII. Cyrus Maketh War Against the Massagetae, and Dieth 104
Chap. IX. Of the Manners of the Egyptians 116
Chap. X. Of Certain Kings of Egypt 136
Chap. XI. Of Certain Other Kings of Egypt 151
Chap. XII. The Persians Conquer Egypt 175
Chap. XIII. Cambyses Maketh War Upon the Nations Round About, is Stricken with Madness, and So Dieth 192
Chap. XIV. The False Smerdis is Slain 218
Chap. XV. The Kingdom of Darius 236
Chap. XVI. Babylon Rebelleth Against the King, and is Taken 246
Chap. XVII. King Darius Maketh War Upon the Scythians 256
Chap. XVIII. Of the Scythians and other Nations 276
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