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Herodotus

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Works: 6,224 works in 14,404 publications in 17 languages and 99,333 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  Naval history  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Dedicatee, Honoree, Dubious author
Classifications: D58, 930
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The histories by Herodotus( Book )

619 editions published between 199 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 4,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the causes and history of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia
The history of Herodotus by Herodotus( Book )

152 editions published between 1709 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodotus by Herodotus( Book )

107 editions published between 1920 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 1,862 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Landmark Herodotus : the histories by Herodotus( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Herodotus was a Greek historian living in Ionia during the fifth century B.C.E. He traveled extensively through the lands of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea and collected stories, and then recounted his experiences with the varied people and cultures he encountered. Cicero called him "the father of history," and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical writing in Western literature. With lucid prose that harks back to the time of oral tradition, Herodotus set a standard for narrative nonfiction that continues to this day." "In The Histories, Herodotus chronicles the rise of the Persian Empire and its dramatic war with the Greek city-states. Within that story he includes rich veins of anthropology, ethnography, geology, and geography, pioneering these fields of study, and explores such universal themes as the nature of freedom, the role of religion, the human costs of war, and the dangers of absolute power." "Ten years in the making, The Landmark Herodotus gives us a new translation by Andrea L. Purvis that makes this work of literature more accessible than ever before. Illustrated, annotated, and filled with maps, this edition also includes an introduction by Rosalind Thomas and twenty-one appendices written by scholars at the top of their fields, covering such topics as Athenian government, Egypt, Scythia, Persian arms and tactics, the Spartan state, oracles, religion, tyranny, and women."--Jacket
Herodotos by Herodotus( Book )

574 editions published between 1494 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The histories by Herodotus( Book )

39 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the causes and history of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia
The history by Herodotus( Book )

12 editions published between 1959 and 1988 in English and held by 1,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Grene, one of the best known translators of the Greek classics, splendidly captures the peculiar quality of Herodotus, the father of history. Here is the historian, investigating and judging what he has seen, heard, and read, and seeking out the true causes and consequences of the great deeds of the past. In his History, the war between the Greeks and Persians, the origins of their enmity, and all the more general features of the civilizations of the world of his day are seen as a unity and expressed as the vision of one man who as a child lived through the last of the great acts in this universal drama. In Grene's remarkable translation and commentary, we see the historian as a storyteller, combining through his own narration the skeletal "historical" facts and the imaginative reality toward which his story reaches. Herodotus emerges in all his charm and complexity as a writer and the first historian in the Western tradition, perhaps unique in the way he has seen the interrelation of fact and fantasy
The Persian wars by Herodotus( Book )

15 editions published between 1920 and 2015 in English and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After personal inquiry and study of hearsay and other evidence, Herodotus (born c. 484 BCE) gives us in his famous history of warfare between the Greeks and the Persians a not uncritical estimate of the best that he could find. Herodotus the great Greek historian was born about 484 BCE, at Halicarnassus in Caria, Asia Minor, when it was subject to the Persians. He travelled widely in most of Asia Minor, Egypt (as far as Assuan), North Africa, Syria, the country north of the Black Sea, and many parts of the Aegean Sea and the mainland of Greece. He lived, it seems, for some time in Athens, and in 443 went with other colonists to the new city Thurii (in South Italy), where he died about 430. He was "the prose correlative of the bard, a narrator of the deeds of real men, and a describer of foreign places" (Murray). Herodotus's famous history of warfare between the Greeks and the Persians has an epic dignity which enhances his delightful style. It includes the rise of the Persian power and an account of the Persian empire; a description and history of Egypt; and a long digression on the geography and customs of Scythia. Even in the later books on the attacks of the Persians against Greece there are digressions. All is most entertaining and produces a grand unity. After personal inquiry and study of hearsay and other evidence, Herodotus gives us a not uncritical estimate of the best that he could find. The Loeb Classical Library edition of Herodotus is in four volumes
The history of Herodotus by Herodotus( Book )

27 editions published between 1910 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time. Although not a fully impartial record, it remains one of the West's most important sources regarding these affairs. Moreover, it established the genre and study of history in the Western world
Voyages and travels : ancient and modern by Charles William Eliot( Book )

20 editions published between 1910 and 2005 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These seven accounts move from the ancient fathers of historical porse Herodotus and Tacitus in Egypt and Germany, respectively, to the great Elizabethan explorers Drake, Gilbert and Raleigh as they colonize new lands
Selections by Herodotus( Book )

34 editions published between 1880 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writings of Herodotus, historian, observer, and delightful storyteller, have long been favorites among teachers and students of the Greek language. The selections in this book will provide reading in the second year for the student who has begun his or her Greek with Homer and who presumably has had no acquaintance with Attic Greek. This second Oklahoma edition is enhanced by Megan O. Drinkwater's addition of chapter and section references to the complete works of Herodotus
History of the Greek and Persian War by Herodotus( Book )

12 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodoti Historiae by Herodotus( Book )

20 editions published between 1869 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodotus : the Persian Wars by Herodotus( Book )

3 editions published between 1942 and 1947 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodotus; a new and literal version from the text of Baehr, with a geographical and general index by Herodotus( Book )

55 editions published between 1847 and 2000 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodotus : the histories : new translation, selections, backgrounds, commentaries by Herodotus( Book )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous hystory of Herodotus by Herodotus( Book )

10 editions published between 1584 and 1967 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus by Herodotus( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1962 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herodotus: the fourth, fifth, and sixth books by Herodotus( Book )

31 editions published between 1895 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Landmark Herodotus : the histories
Alternative Names
Erodòt

Erodot 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Erodot v485-v425

Erodoto.

Erodoto 480-420 aC

Erodoto 484-425 a.C. di Alicarnasso

Erodoto Alicarnasseo

Erodoto Alicarnasseo 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Erodoto Alicarnasseo v485-v425

Erodoto ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Erodoto d'Alicarnasso

Erodoto di Alicarnasso

Erodoto, di Alicarnasso, 484-425 a.C.

Erodoto di Alicarnasso v485-v425

Erodoto storico greco antico

Erodoto v485-v425

Erodoto v485-v425 Alicarnasseo

Erodoto v485-v425 di Alicarnasso

Êrodotos

Ērodotos ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Erodotu

Erodotus Alikarnassēos v485-v425

Erodotus v485-v425 Alikarnassēos

Eròdutu

Gerodot.

Gerodot 480-420 aC

Gerodot ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Gerodot ca 480-ca 420 f.Kr

Gerodot iz Galikarnassa v485-v425

Gerodot ìz Galìkarnasu.

Gerodot v485-v425

Gerodot v485-v425 iz Galikarnassa

H⁻erodotos

Hdt.

Héaradatas

Herdodotus v485-v425

Herodatus v485-v425

Herodoot ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Herodoot v485-v425

Herodoot v485-v425 van Halikarnassus

Herodoot van Halikarnassus v485-v425

Hérodot

Herodot 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Herodot antiker griechischer Geschichtsschreiber, Geograph und Völkerkundler

Herodot ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Herodot ca 480-ca 420 f.Kr

Herodot Halicarnassei v485-v425

Herodot iz Halikarnasa

Herodot iz Halikarnasu v485-v425

Herodot the Historian v485-v425

Herodot un istoric grec care este considerat părintele disciplinei istoriei

Herodot v485-v425

Herodot v485-v425 Halicarnassei

Herodot v485-v425 iz Halikarnasu

Herodot v485-v425 the Historian

Herodot v485-v425 von Halicarnass

Herodot v485-v425 von Halikarnaß

Herodot v485-v425 von Halikarnassos

Herodot v485-v425 von Halikarnassus

Herodot von Halicarnass v485-v425

Herodot von Halikarnass

Herodot von Halikarnaß v485-v425

Herodot von Halikarnassos v485-v425

Herodot von Halikarnassus v485-v425

Herodotas

Hérodote

Hérodote 0484-0420 av. J.-C.

Hérodote asi 484 př. Kr.-asi 425 př. Kr

Hérodote ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Hérodote ca 480-ca 420 f.Kr

Hérodote de Halicarnasse v485-v425

Hérodote d'Halicarnasse

Hérodote d'Halicarnasse 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Hérodote d'Halicarnasse v485-v425

Herodote starp 490 un 480-ap 425 p.m.ē

Hérodote v485-v425

Hérodote v485-v425 de Halicarnasse

Hérodote v485-v425 d'Halicarnasse

Herodotea

Herodoti

Heródoto

Heródoto 480-420 aC

Herodoto Alicarnaseo v485-v425

Heródoto de Halicarnaso

Herodoto Halicarnasseo v485-v425

Heródoto historiador y geógrafo

Heródoto v485-v425

Herodoto v485-v425 Alicarnaseo

Herodoto v485-v425 Halicarnasseo

Hēródotos

Hēródotos 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Herodotos ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Herodotos Historiker v485-v425

Herodotos Sohn des Lyxes v485-v425

Herodotos starp 490 un 480-ap 425 p.m.ē

Herodotos v485-v425

Herodotos v485-v425 Historiker

Herodotos v485-v425 Sohn des Lyxes

Herodotos v485-v425 von Halikarnassos

Herodotos van Halicarnassos ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Herodotos von Halikarnassos v485-v425

Hérodotosz

Hérodotosz ókori görög történész

Hérodotosz v485-v425

Hērodots

Herodotu

Herodotus

Herodotus 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Herodotus 480-420 aC

Herodotus 484 B.C. -?

Herodotus ancient Greek historian, often considered as the first historian

Herodotus ca 480-ca 420 f.Kr

Herodotus Halicarnassei v485-v425

Herodotus Halicarnassensis

Herodotus Halicarnassensis asi 484 př. Kr.-asi 425 př. Kr

Herodotus Halicarnassensis v485-v425

Herodotus Halicarnasseus.

Herodotus Halicarnasseus 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Herodotus Halicarnasseus 484-425 a.C.

Herodotus Halicarnasseus v485-v425

Herodotus Halikarnassēos v485-v425

Herodotus Halikarnasseys

Herodotus Halincarnassensis ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Herodotus Historicus

Herodotus Historicus v485-v425

Herodotus ho Halikarnasseos v485-v425

Herodotus ho Halikarnasseus v485-v425

Herodotus of Halicarnassus

Herodotus of Halicarnassus v485-v425

Herodotus starp 490 un 480-ap 425 p.m.ē

Herodotus the Historian v485-v425

Herodotus Thurius v485-v425

Herodotus v485-v425

Herodotus v485-v425 Halicarnassei

Herodotus v485-v425 Halicarnassensis

Herodotus v485-v425 Halicarnasseus

Herodotus v485-v425 Halikarnassēos

Herodotus v485-v425 Historicus

Herodotus v485-v425 ho Halikarnasseos

Herodotus v485-v425 ho Halikarnasseus

Herodotus v485-v425 of Halicarnassus

Herodotus v485-v425 the Historian

Herodotus v485-v425 Thurius

Herodotus v485-v425 von Halicarnassos

Herodotus v485-v425 von Halikarnassos

Herodotus v485-v425 von Halikarnassus

Herodotus von Halicarnassos v485-v425

Herodotus von Halicarnassus ca 480-ca 420 f.Kr

Herodotus von Halikarnassos v485-v425

Herodotus von Halikarnassus v485-v425

Hĭ-lò̤-dŏ̤-dáik

Hīródotos 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Hīrūdūt ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Hīrūdūt v485-v425

Hīrūdūtūs v485-v425

Īrodotos.

Pseudo-Herodotus Biographus v485-v425

Pseudo-Herodotus Halicarnassensis v485-v425

Pseudo-Herodotus Historicus v485-v425

Pseudo-Herodotus v485-v425

Pseudo-Herodotus v485-v425 Biographus

Pseudo-Herodotus v485-v425 Halicarnassensis

Pseudo-Herodotus v485-v425 Historicus

Ἡρόδοτος

Ἡρόδοτος 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

ʿΗρόδοτος 0484?-0420? av. J.-C. Ἁλικαρνασσος

ʿΗρόδοτος 484-410; Ἁλικαρνασσῆος)

Ηρόδοτος 484-410 π.Χ

ʿΗρόδοτος, Ἁλικαρνασσος, 0484?-0420? av. J.-C.

Герадот

Геродот

Геродот ca. 480-425 v. Chr

Геродот древнегреческий историк

Геродот между 490 и 480-ок. 425 до н.э

Геродота

Иродот starp 490 un 480-ap 425 p.m.ē

Херодот

Հերոդոտոս herodotos kensagrutyun

הירודוט מן הליקרנוס

הירודוטוס

הרודוט

הרודוטוס

هردوت

هردوت، 485?-425? ق.م.

هرودت

هرودوت

هرودوت سیاست‌مدار، نویسنده، و تاریخ‌نگار در یونان باستان

هرودوتس

هيرودوت

هيرودوت، 485?-425? ق.م.

هيرودوتس

ھێرۆدۆت

ہیروڈوٹس

हेरोडोटस

হিরোডোটাস

ਹੀਰੋਡਾਟਸ

எரோடோட்டசு

ഹെറോഡോട്ടസ്

เฮอรอโดทัส

ဟီရော့ဒိုးတပ်

ჰეროდოტე

헤로도토스 고대 그리스의 역사가이다

ሄሮዶቶስ

ሔሮዶቱስ.

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希羅多德

希羅多德 古希腊历史学家

協羅打達斯

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