The Histories

The Histories

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During the fifth century BC, a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city-states united to repel a mighty Persian army. While the story of this heroic drama forms the main theme of Herodotus' narrative, the author's curiosity fleshes out the text with digressions, folk tales and stories.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 688 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 30.48mm | 385.55g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • notes, glossary, bibliography, chronology
  • 0140446389
  • 9780140446388

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