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Author Pelling, C. B. R., author.

Title Herodotus and the question why / Christopher Pelling.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.

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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource
Series Fordyce W. Mitchel Memorial Lecture Series
Fordyce W. Mitchel Memorial Lecture Series.
Contents Why did it all happen? -- To blame and to explain: narrative complications -- How can you possibly know? -- Adventures in prose -- Hippocratic affinities -- Explanations in combination -- Early moves -- Empire -- Herodotus' Persian stories -- The human and the divine -- Explaining victory -- Freedom -- Democracy -- Individuals and collectives -- Then and now : Herodotus' own day -- Why indeed?
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Subject Herodotus -- Criticism and interpretation.
History, Ancient -- Historiography.
Greece -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN 9781477318331 (electronic bk.)
147731833X (electronic bk.)
9781477318324
Sudoc No. Z UA380.8 P366he