Herodotus A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2011-06-23 | Author : Jennifer T. Roberts | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199575992
ISBN 13 : 0199575991

Jennifer Roberts introduces the background and writing of the 5th century Greek thinker and researcher Herodotus of Halicarnassus, who invented the genre of historical investigatio..

The Mirror Of Herodotus

Pub Date : 2009-07 | Author : François Hartog | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520264236
ISBN 13 : 0520264231

"The best book to come out on Herodotus in years."—G. E. R. Lloyd, King's College Cambridge..

The Master Of Signs

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Alexander Hollmann | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674055888
ISBN 13 : 9780674055889

Readers of Herodotus’s Histories are familiar with its reports of bizarre portents, riddling oracles, and striking dreams. But Herodotus draws our attention to other types of sig..

The Histories

Pub Date : 2008-04-17 | Author : Herodotus | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191623035
ISBN 13 : 0191623032

Herodotus is not only known as the `father of history', as Cicero called him, but also the father of ethnography; as well as charting the historical background to the Persian Wars,..

Motivation And Narrative In Herodotus

Pub Date : 2008-05-15 | Author : Emily Baragwanath | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191552335
ISBN 13 : 019155233X

In his extraordinary story of the defence of Greece against the Persian invasions of 490-480 BC, Herodotus sought to communicate not only what happened, but also the background of ..

Thucydides And Herodotus

Pub Date : 2012-05-03 | Author : Edith Foster | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199593262
ISBN 13 : 0199593264

Thucydides and Herodotus is an edited collection which looks at two of the most important ancient Greek historians living in the 5th Century BCE. It examines the relevant relations..