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    Herodotus: "Persian Wars" - A Companion to the Penguin Translation of "Histories", V-IX (Classical Studies Series) (Paperback) Edited by Stephen Usher, By (author) Herodotus

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    DescriptionThis companion, keyed to the Penguin translation of Aubrey de Selincourt, is to those parts of Herodotus' history that tell the story of Marathon, Salamis and the final Persian retreat: books 7-9 with parts of books 5 and 6. The introduction concentrates on the political and literary background to Herodotus' writing, and includes a brief historical account of the whole work. The commentary which forms the bulk of the book explains differences of interpretation and constantly reveals the bias and intent of Herodotus' sources. There is frequent emphasis on the importance of the literary tradition, and references to the scholarly literature enable readers to take their study further.


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    Title
    Herodotus
    Subtitle
    "Persian Wars" - A Companion to the Penguin Translation of "Histories", V-IX
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Stephen Usher, By (author) Herodotus
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 92
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781853990304
    ISBN 10: 1853990302
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    LC classification: PA
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, LIT004190
    Abridged Dewey: 477
    BISAC V2.8: FOR033000, LCO003000
    DC22: 938.007202
    DC21: 938.007202
    Thema V1.0: DNT, DNL, DSBB, DB, CJ
    Thema language qualifier V1.0: 2AHA
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBA
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
    Imprint name
    Bristol Classical Press
    Publication date
    01 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Stephen Usher was Senior Lecturer in Classics, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London