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Author Herodotus.

Title The landmark Herodotus : the histories / a new translation by Andrea L. Purvis with maps, annotations, appendices, and encyclopedic index; edited by Robert B. Strassler ; with an introduction by Rosalind Thomas.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c2007.

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 Moore Stacks  D58 .H4713 2007    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description lxiv, 953 p. : ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 846-849) and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Rosalind Thomas -- Book One: -- Proem: Herodotus identifies himself, describes his subject, and states his purpose in writing the Histories -- Histories begin: Croesus of Lydia -- Croesus' reign: conquers Greeks in Asia; defeated by Cyrus -- The life story of Cyrus -- Book Two: Egyptian customs and society -- History of Egypt: Min to Sethos -- Book Three: Cambyses' reign, conquest of Egypt -- Spartans make war on Polykrates of Samos -- Magi Revolt, Smerdis' reign, Darius' accession -- Reign of Darius, description of his realm -- Book Four: Description of Scythia and Scythians -- Darius' expedition to Scythia -- Libya and the Persians -- Book Five: Darius' European Campaign: Hellespont, Thrace -- The Ionian Revolt -- Book Six: Kleomenes King of Sparta, Aegina, Athens -- Marathon Campaign -- Book Seven: Xerxes' preparations and march to Greece -- Maneuvers in the North: Battle of Thermopylae -- Book Eight: Naval battles off Artemision -- Battle of Salamis -- Book Nine: Battle of Plataea -- Battle of Mycale -- Appendix A: The Athenian government in Herodotus / Peter Krentz -- Appendix B: The Spartan state in war and peaace / Paul Cartledge -- Appendix C: The account of Egypt: Herodotus right and wrong / Alan B. Lloyd -- Appendix D: Herodotean geography / James Romm -- Appendix E: Herodotus and the Black Sea Region / Everett L. Wheeler -- Appendix F: Rivers and peoples of Scythia / Everett L. Wheeler -- Appendix G: The continuity of Steppe culture -- Appendix H: The Ionian Revolt / George L. Cawkwell -- Appendix I: Classical Greek religious festivals -- Appendix J: Ancient Greek units of currency, weight, and distance / Thomas R. Martin -- Appendix K: Dialect and ethnic groups in Herodotus / William F. Wyatt -- Appendix L: Aristocratic families in Herodotus -- Appendix M: Herodotus on Persia and the Persian Empire / Christopher Tuplin -- Appendix N: Hoplite warfare in Herodotus / J. W. I. Lee -- Appendix O: The Persian army in Herodotus / J. W. I. Lee -- Appendix P: Oracles, religion, and politics in Herodotus / Donald Lateiner -- Appendix Q: Herodotus and the poets / Andrew Ford -- Appendix R: The size of Xerxes' expeditionary force / Michael A. Flower -- Appendix S: Trieme warfare in Herodotus / Nicolle Hirschfeld -- Appendix T: Tyranny in Herodotus / Carolyn Dewald -- Appendix U: On women and marriage in Herodotus / Carolyn Dewald.
Subject History, Ancient.
Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C.
Added Author Strassler, Robert B., 1937-
Purvis, Andrea L.
Added Title History. English
ISBN 9780375421099
0375421092