The Story of the Persian War (Classic Reprint)

The Story of the Persian War (Classic Reprint)

by Herodotus Herodotus
     
 

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After this the King went up to Susa, taking His tiaeus with him. And he left Otanes to be captain of them that dwell by the sea. This 'otanes was the son of a certain Sisamnes whom, being one of the royal judges, and having given unrighteous judgment for money, King Cambyses slew; and having slain him, he flayed off

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Excerpt from The Story of the Persian War

After this the King went up to Susa, taking His tiaeus with him. And he left Otanes to be captain of them that dwell by the sea. This 'otanes was the son of a certain Sisamnes whom, being one of the royal judges, and having given unrighteous judgment for money, King Cambyses slew; and having slain him, he flayed off his skin, and cutting it into strips stretched them on the judgment-seat. And making the son of Sisamnes to be judge in his father's room, he bade him remember on what manner of seat he sat.

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ISBN-13:
9781332827251
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
06/16/2016
Pages:
224

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