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Herodotus

The history of Herodotus. Translated from the Greek. By Isaac Littlebury. ...

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Published by printed for A. Bell, J. Darby, A. Bettesworth, W. and J. Innys, F. Fayram [and 6 others in London] in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 2795, no. 1).

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2795, no. 1.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination2v.,plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16926790M

Isaac Littlebury, Herodotus’ translator, was attracted to the historian for the simple reason that in he had enjoyed success with a previous translation. But the earlier work was certainly not a translation of an ancient historian. Littlebury had translated Fénelon's Télémaque, a work of. Editions for The history of Herodotus — Volume 2: (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle.

Erato Aristagoras, the author of the Ionian revolt, perished in the way which I have described. Meanwhile Histiaeus, tyrant of Miletus, who had been allowed by Darius to leave Susa, came down to Sardis. On his arrival, being asked by Artaphernes, the Sardian satrap, what he thought was the reason that the Ionians had rebelled, he made answer that he could not conceive, and . HERODOTUS (c. B.C.), Greek historian, called the Father of History, was born at Halicarnassus in Asia Minor, then dependent upon the Persians, in or about the year B.C. Herodotus was thus born a Persian subject, and such he con~ tinued until he was thirty or fiveandthirty years of age.

The history of Herodotus has been translated by many persons and into many languages. About , at the time of the revival of learning, a Latin version was made and published by Laurentius Valla. This was revised in by Heusbach, and accompanies the Greek text of Herodotus in many editions.   A delightful new translation of what is widely considered the first work of history and nonfiction. Herodotus has a wonderful, gossipy style that makes reading these histories more fun than studying the rise of the Persian Empire and its clash with Greece—however, that’s exactly what readers will do in this engaging history, which is full of interesting digressions .


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– c. BC) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey).He is known for having written the book The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι Historíai), a detailed record of his "inquiry Notable work: The Histories.The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι; Ancient Greek: [historíai̯]; also known as The Histories) of Herodotus is considered the founding work of history in Western literature.

Written in BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Author: Herodotus.