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The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8158452M
ISBN 10079101293X
ISBN 109780791012932

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Oct 24,  · Herodotus was a Greek writer and geographer credited with being the first historian. Sometime around the year B.C., Herodotus published his magnum opus: a. Oct 29,  · Herodotus is often criticized for this but I found the book all the more interesting as a result. To those who would harp on this point, I would recall Mark Twain's comment about history and question how much else of what we read as "history" is a truly objective recounting of events/5. Herodotus’s History is an account of the Greco-Persian Wars (– BCE) and the story of the growth and organization of the Persian empire. Herodotus covers the empire’s geography, social structure, and history before describing the events which led to Xerxes’ invasion of Greece and the Greek city-states uniting to defeat his army. Follow Herodotus and explore their bibliography from's Herodotus Author Page.

Book One Mythical Origins of East-West Conflict. Opening alludes to Homer, suggests epic scale and purpose (memorialization). Rape of Io by Phoenician traders . Herodotus of Halicarnassus (cc BCE): Greek researcher, often called the world's first The Histories, he describes the expansion of the Achaemenid Empire under its kings Cyrus the Great, Cambyses, and Darius I the Great, culminating in Xerxes' expedition to Greece ( BCE), which met with disaster in the naval engagement at Salamis and the battles at Plataea and Mycale. Herodotus describes the birth and rise to power of Cyrus, who liberated Persia from the Medes, and the subsequent expansion of the Persian empire until Cyrus’ death during a war with the Massagetae. In Book 2, Herodotus discusses the geography, culture, and history of Egypt. Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey) and lived in the fifth century BCE (c. – BCE).4/5.