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The History
     

The History

by Herodotus, Henry Cary
 

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ISBN-10: 0879757779

ISBN-13: 9780879757779

Pub. Date: 11/28/1992

Publisher: Prometheus Books

The word "history" derives from the Greek word for "inquiry." Combining his encyclopedic interests and curiosity about the customs and workings of humankind, the "Father of History" gives us an unforgettable account of the great clash between Greece and the Persian Empire. In his matchless study of persons, places, and events, Herodotus recounts the rise of Lydia,

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The word "history" derives from the Greek word for "inquiry." Combining his encyclopedic interests and curiosity about the customs and workings of humankind, the "Father of History" gives us an unforgettable account of the great clash between Greece and the Persian Empire. In his matchless study of persons, places, and events, Herodotus recounts the rise of Lydia, and the ascendency of the kingdom of Persia under kings Cyrus, Cambyses, Darius, and Xerxes; the exotic customs of Egypt; and the stirring events at Thermopylae and Salamis.

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ISBN-13:
9780879757779
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
11/28/1992
Series:
Great Minds Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.32(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Book One
Book Two
Book Three
Book Four
Book Five
Book Six
Book Seven
Book Eight
Book Nine
End Notes
Index

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