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    Histories (Norton Critical Editions) (Paperback) By (author) Herodotus, Volume editor Walter Blanco, Volume editor Jennifer Tolbert Roberts, Translated by Walter Blanco

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    DescriptionWalter Blanco's translation manages both to remain true to the spirit and letter of the original Greek and to be readily understandable to American students. The selections from The Histories show Herodotus as ethnographer and as narrative historian, including his rich descriptions of Egyptian civilization and its contributions to Greek culture and his dramatic account of the Persian wars "Backgrounds and Commentaries" provide students with a context for understanding Herodotus s place at the genesis of the historical narrative tradition. Great classical accounts by Aeschylus, Thucydides, Aristotle, and Plutarch serve as comparative pieces in early historical narrative while critical commentaries by modern scholars including Hume, Mill, Macaulay, Collingwood, Momigliano, Ferrill, and others engage students in the debate over Herodotus s historical authority. A master Map, Chronology of Events, Glossary of names, places, and terms, and explanatory footnotes facilitate the student s understanding of this work. A Bibliography directs readers to resources for further study."

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    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Herodotus, Volume editor Walter Blanco, Volume editor Jennifer Tolbert Roberts, Translated by Walter Blanco
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 456
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 441 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393959468
    ISBN 10: 0393959465

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
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    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
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    Libri: I-LC
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    B&T General Subject: 431
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    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 30
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
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    LC classification: D58.H4713, D58 .H4713 1992
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    Illustrations note
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    18 March 1992
    Publication City/Country
    New York