The History of Herodotus, Volumes 1-2 (of 2) [NOOK Book]

The History of Herodotus, Volumes 1-2 (of 2)

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Overview

This edition features
• two complete books
• a linked Table of Contents

CONTENTS
Volume 1
PREFACE
THE HISTORY OF HERODOTUS
BOOK I. THE FIRST BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CLIO
BOOK II. THE SECOND BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED EUTERPE
BOOK III. THE THIRD BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED THALEIA
BOOK IV. THE FOURTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED MELPOMENE

Volume 2
PREPARER'S NOTE
BOOK V. THE FIFTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED TERPSICHORE
BOOK VI. THE SIXTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED ERATO
BOOK VII. THE SEVENTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED POLYMNIA
BOOK VIII. THE EIGHTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED URANIA
BOOK IX. THE NINTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CALLIOPE

About the Author
"Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria (modern day Bodrum, Turkey) and lived in the fifth century BC (circa 484 – 425 BC). He has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories—his masterpiece and the only work he is known to have produced—is a record of his "inquiry" (or a historía, a word that passed into Latin and acquired its modern meaning of "history"), being an investigation of the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars and including a wealth of geographical and ethnographical information. Although some of his stories were fanciful, he claimed he was reporting only what had been told to him." -- Wikipedia
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014647441
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 6/28/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 740 KB

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