Upset by the results of thermopylae, the greek fleet wants to retreat. Matthew leigh comedy and the rise of rome 2005 oxford university press usa. Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position. Excellent research and dedicated work done by shri. Gods word for our world, volume 2 theological and cultural. Herodotus, the histories, book 8, chapter 1, section 1. Dealing fairly with alleged bible contradictions part i. As it has survived, the history is divided into nine books the division is not the authors. The quarrel over succession by two of darius sons, artabazanes and xerxes 2. Morris perseus project, tufts university gregory crane prepared under the supervision of lisa cerrato william merrill elli mylonas david smith the national endowment fo. At the beginning of the histories, herodotus sets out his reasons for writing it. The histories of herodotus is considered one of the seminal works of history in western literature.
Herodotus s subject in his history is the wars between greece and persia 499479 bce and their preliminaries. Here are presented the results of the enquiry carried out by herodotus of halicarnassus. Books iv describe the background to the grecopersian wars. Herodotus claims to have traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book, almost all of which covers territories of the persian empire. Thanks to voice of dharma for having it online, and aditya. Matthew leigh comedy and the rise of rome 2005 oxford. Rig veda a historical analysis by shrikanth tallageri. Herodotus, the histories, book 1, chapter 1, section 0.124 209 114 1485 1045 330 1667 835 1037 1603 140 71 1241 1609 1271 1618 560 266 1204 513 53 1275 336 513 897 412 1042 1231 1487 1096