world, Herodotus’s The Histories is a dazzling contemporary account of the ancient world, translated from the Greek by Aubrey de Sélincourt. Herodotus: the Histories. Front Cover. Herodotus Bibliographic information. QR code for Herodotus Translated by, Aubrey De Sélincourt. Edition, revised. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Two stars for false advertising. The Greek text is fine; there’s not a whole lot of dispute as to historids actual contents of Herodotus’ Histories, after all, and I found myself perfectly able to follow along with the professor and my fellow students.

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Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition Paperback. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Be that as it may, Herodotus should be read by every educated person, since Western culture and civilization began in his time, and the events he describes affect us to herodotuss day.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. He made over to Eurybiades five talents out of the thirty paid him, which he gave as if they came from himself; Many words have changed meaning significantly over time and a modern dictionary is only modestly helpful.

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I strongly recommend this edition for anyone who is not already familiar with Shakespeare’s plays. There is evidence that he declaimed them orally to audiences in rather formal performances, more like modern dramatic readings than reading silently to oneself. Stay in Touch Sign up. Aubrey was educated at the Dragon SchoolOxford, and at Rugby School heroodtus, from selinciurt in he won an open classical scholarship to University College, Oxford.


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On the plus side, the background and commentary selections are very informative and helpful, and are alone well worth the price of the book.

Guy was Bursar at Clayesmore School in Herodotuss time there, and, like him, was a keen sailor and historian. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. A sojourn in Athens is part of the traditional biography, and there he is said to have given public readings of his work and been friends with the playwright Sophocles. I recently bought a Kindle edition of three tragedies. Customers who bought this item also bought. Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition. History and Historians 7th Edition.