The way of Herodotus
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The way of Herodotus travels with the man who invented history by Justin Marozzi

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Published by Da Capo Press in [Cambridge, MA] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 327-333) and index.

StatementJustin Marozzi
LC ClassificationsD56.52.H45 M38 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 348 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages348
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24460494M
ISBN 100306816210
ISBN 109780306816215
LC Control Number2008938709

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out of 5 stars The Way of Herodotus. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase. This book is very well researched and is full of history for the one who is studying ancient happenings. It is controversial in areas and makes one think, but is a very good read. Read more/5(16).   Herodotus’ work is not a rambling but a thoughtful and purposeful construction. There are several instances in which the way he structured his history make this readily apparent. Book One focuses on the rise and fall of the Lydian Empire, the rise of the Persian Empire and the death of Cyrus as well as the fate of the Greeks. 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.