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Histoire (French Edition) by Herodotus

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The Histories

One of the masterpieces of classical literature the Histories describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire But while this epic struggle forms the core of his work Herodotus natural curiosity frequently gives rise to colorful digressions a description of the natural wonders of Egypt an account of European lake dwellers and far fetched accounts of dog headed men and gold digging ants With its kaleidoscopic blend of fact and legend the Histories offers a compelling Greek view of the world of the fifth century BC

The Persian War

Selections from Herodotus History which follow the events of the great war between the Greeks and the Persians The translated extracts include Herodotus descriptions of the preparations for war and of the great land and sea battles which took place Linking commentaries explain Greek and Persian strategies and battle manoeuvres Background information on the ships and on the soldiers fighting in the war is also given

The history of Herodotus — Volume 1

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The history of Herodotus — Volume 2

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Herodotus 1-2

Herodotus the great Greek historian was born about 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 went with other colonists to the new city Thurii in South Italy where he died about He was the prose correlative of the bard a narrator of the deeds of real men and a describer of foreign places Murray br br 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 br br The Loeb Classical Library edition of Herodotus is in four volumes

An Account of Egypt

HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus on the southwest coast of Asia Minor in the early part of the fifth century B C Of his life we know almost nothing except that he spent much of it traveling to collect the material for his writings and that he finally settled down at Thurii in southern Italy where his great work was composed He died in B C

Snakes with Wings and Gold-digging Ants

Inspired by Penguin s innovative Great Ideas series our new Great Journeys series presents the most incredible tours voyages treks expeditions and travels ever written from Isabella Bird s exaltation in the dangers of grizzlies rattlesnakes and cowboys in the Rocky Mountains to Marco Polo s mystified reports of a giant bird that eats elephants during his voyage along the coasts of India Each beautifully packaged volume offers a way to see the world anew to rediscover great civilizations and legends vast deserts andunspoiled mountain ranges unusual flora and strange new creatures and much more

The Madness of Cambyses

Do you see your son standing over there in the antechamber Well I am going to shoot him br br The story of the great and mad Cambyses King of Persia told by part historian part mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus br br Introducing Little Black Classics books for Penguin s th birthday Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics with books from around the world and across many centuries They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan from Tierra del Fuego to th century California and the Russian steppe Here are stories lyrical and savage poems epic and intimate essays satirical and inspirational and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions br br Herodotus c BCE br br Herodotus s The Histories is also available in Penguin Classics

Herodotus 7-9

This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages poor pictures errant marks etc that were either part of the original artifact or were introduced by the scanning process We believe this work is culturally important and despite the imperfections have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process and hope you enjoy this valuable book

Xerxes Invades Greece (Penguin Epics, #3)

This work talks about a king who would be worshipped as a god When Xerxes King of Persia crosses the Hellespont at the head of a formidable army it seems inevitable that Greece will be crushed beneath its might But the Greeks are far harder to defeat than he could ever have imagined As storms lash the Persian ships and sinister omens predict a cruel fate for the expedition Xerxes strives onward certain his enemies will accept him as their king But as he soon discovers the Greeks will sacrifice anything even their lives to keep their liberty

The Madness of Cambyses, Herodotus 7-9, An Account of Egypt, The Histories, Xerxes Invades Greece (Penguin Epics, #3), The history of Herodotus — Volume 2, Snakes with Wings and Gold-digging Ants, The history of Herodotus — Volume 1, The Persian War, Herodotus 1-2