The Landmark Herodotus
  • Author : Robert B. Strassler
  • Release Date : 07 July 2022
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 953
  • ISBN 13 : 9781400031146
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Book excerpt: Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian government, Persian arms and tactics, and more. Reprint.

The Landmark Herodotus

The Landmark Herodotus

Author : Robert B. Strassler
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : Fiction
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Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian government, Persian arms and tactics, and more. Reprint....

The Landmark Thucydides

The Landmark Thucydides

Author : Thucydides
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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Chronicles two decades of war between Athens and Sparta....

The Landmark Xenophon s Anabasis

The Landmark Xenophon s Anabasis

Author : Xenophon
Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : History
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"This new translation of the ancient classic, which is one of the greatest true-life adventure stories ever recorded, a fascinating tale of fraught and dangerous journey. The narrative tells of ten thousand Greek soldiers stranded deep in hostile Persia, their commander dead. Xenophon was appointed as one of their leaders, ...

The Landmark Xenophon s Hellenika

The Landmark Xenophon s Hellenika

Author : Xenophon,John Marincola
Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : History
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Narrates events surrounding the political alliances between Athens, Sparta, Thebes, and Persia in the years 411 to 362 B.C.E., in a text that includes excerpts from Diordorus Siculus and the Oxyrhynchus historian....

The Landmark Arrian

The Landmark Arrian

Author : James S. Romm
Publisher : Anchor
Genre : History
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During twelve years of continuous campaigns, Alexander conquered an empire that stretched from the shores of the Adriatic to the edge of modern India. Arrian's history of those conquests is the most reliable and detailed account to emerge from the ancient world. --from publisher description...

An Account of Egypt

An Account of Egypt

Author : Herodotus
Publisher : The Floating Press
Genre : History
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Regarded by many as the first major historian, Herodotus was a Greek scholar and traveler who set down his impressions of foreign countries and his analysis of wars and other significant events in a relatively straightforward, journalistic manner. This volume contains Herodotus' views on Egypt. For centuries, some of the ...

The Persian Wars

The Persian Wars

Author : Herodotus
Publisher : Good Press
Genre : Fiction
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"The Persian Wars" by Herodotus (translated by A. D. Godley). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be ...

A Commentary on Herodotus

A Commentary on Herodotus

Author : David Asheri,Alan Lloyd,Aldo Corcella
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : History
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Herodotus, one of the earliest and greatest of Western prose authors, set out in the late fifth century BC to describe the world as he knew it. This commentary by leading scholars, originally published in Italian, has been fully revised by the original authors and is now presented for English ...

Rising Up and Rising Down

Rising Up and Rising Down

Author : William T. Vollmann
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
Genre : Violence
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'Rising Up and Rising Down' is William T. Vollman's meditation on the age-old conundrum: when is violence justified?...

The Landmark Julius Caesar

The Landmark Julius Caesar

Author : Kurt A. Raaflaub,Robert B. Strassler
Publisher : Pantheon
Genre : HISTORY
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"The Landmark Julius Caesar is the definitive edition of the complete works of Julius Caesar, offering an unprecedented view into the life and career of one of the greatest statesmen and military commanders in the ancient world. Between 58 and 50 B.C., Caesar led his army to twice invade Britain and ...

The Cambridge Companion to Herodotus

The Cambridge Companion to Herodotus

Author : Carolyn Dewald,John Marincola
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Genre : History
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Herodotus' Histories is the first major surviving prose work from antiquity. Its range of interests is immense, covering the whole of the known world and much beyond, and it culminates in a detailed account of the Persian Wars of the early fifth century BC. Moreover, research has shown that Herodotus ...

Singular Dedications

Singular Dedications

Author : Andrea Purvis
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : History
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Often ignored in studies of Classical Greek religion, private cults were widespread in the Hellenistic world. Although worshippers in Classical Greece were normally involved in group and civic worship, there is evidence that they could also act outside of these constraints, expressing their piety through the financing and administration of ...

Lords of the Sea

Lords of the Sea

Author : John R. Hale
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : History
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The epic true story of Themistocles and the Battle of Salamis, and a rousing history of the world's first dominant navy and the towering empire it built The Athenian Navy was one of the finest fighting forces in the history of the world. It engineered a civilization, empowered the world's ...

Pericles Of Athens And The Birth Of Democracy

Pericles Of Athens And The Birth Of Democracy

Author : Donald Kagan
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : History
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"Kagan, faithful to his lifelong fascination with Pericles . . . gives us an accessible and invaluable account of his life and deeds."--Allan Bloom, author of "The Closing of the American Mind."...