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Herodotus

Pub Date : 1998 | Author : James S. Romm | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300072309
ISBN 13 : 9780300072303

This study argues that Herodotus was both a historian and a master storyteller. Romm discusses the historical background of Herodotus' life and work, his moralistic approach to his..

On The War For Greek Freedom

Pub Date : 2003-03-15 | Author : Herodotus | Publisher : Hackett Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781603846790
ISBN 13 : 1603846794

Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language, history, and culture, this new abridgment presents those selections that comprise Herodotus’ histori..

The Edges Of The Earth In Ancient Thought

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : James S. Romm | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 0691037884
ISBN 13 : 9780691037882

The "edges of the earth" became the basis of a literary tradition, surveyed here, revealing that the Greeks, and to a somewhat lesser extent the Romans, saw geography not as a bran..

Herodotus Volume 2

Pub Date : 2013-08-29 | Author : Rosaria Vignolo Munson | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199587582
ISBN 13 : 0199587582

This collection - the first of two volumes - is dedicated to the historical component of the Histories and includes important previously published essays, some translated into Engl..

Plato S Statesman

Pub Date : 2016-11-28 | Author : John Sallis | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 9781438464107
ISBN 13 : 143846410X

Explores the interplay between the dramatic form of the dialogue and the basic themes it addresses. The Statesman is among the most widely ranging of Plato’s dialogues, bringing ..

Lives That Made Greek History

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Plutarch | Publisher : Hackett Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781603849159
ISBN 13 : 1603849157

Although Plutarch did not intend his Lives as a historical record, they sometimes furnish the best account we have of events in classical Greece. In many instances they are the onl..