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The Resource The histories, Herodotus ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with an introduction and notes by Carolyn Dewald

The histories, Herodotus ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with an introduction and notes by Carolyn Dewald

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The histories
Title
The histories
Statement of responsibility
Herodotus ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with an introduction and notes by Carolyn Dewald
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • grc
  • eng
Summary
Herotodus recounts the incidents preceding and following the Persian Wars. He gives us much more than military history, though, providing the fullest portrait of the classical world of the 5th and 6th centuries. This readable new translation is supplemented with expansive notes to help the reader appreciate the book in depth
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Summary
Provides a new translation of the classic account of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia, and of the culture of the peoples who took part
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committed to retain
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286341
Cataloging source
DLC
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484-420? B.C
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Herodotus
Dewey number
930
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1952-
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  • Waterfield, Robin
  • Dewald, Carolyn
  • Rogers D. Spotswood Collection
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True
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  • History, Ancient
  • Greece
  • Greece
Target audience
adult
Label
The histories, Herodotus ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with an introduction and notes by Carolyn Dewald
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [594]-735) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Translator's note -- Select bibliography -- Timeline -- The Histories -- Appendix 1 : A note on Greek clothing -- Appendix 2 : Weights, measures, money, and distances -- Explanatory notes -- Textual notes -- Glossary of Greek terms -- Glossary of foreign words used by Herodotus -- Maps
Control code
000013411893
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
li, 772 pages
Isbn
9780199535668
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97034379
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)37519550
Label
The histories, Herodotus ; translated by Robin Waterfield ; with an introduction and notes by Carolyn Dewald
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [594]-735) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Translator's note -- Select bibliography -- Timeline -- The Histories -- Appendix 1 : A note on Greek clothing -- Appendix 2 : Weights, measures, money, and distances -- Explanatory notes -- Textual notes -- Glossary of Greek terms -- Glossary of foreign words used by Herodotus -- Maps
Control code
000013411893
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
li, 772 pages
Isbn
9780199535668
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
97034379
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)37519550

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