Book Reviews of Herodotus: The Histories

Herodotus: The Histories
ISBN-13: 9780140440348
ISBN-10: 0140440348
Publication Date: 8/30/1954
Pages: 656
Edition: New Impression
Rating:
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 10 ratings
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 1
This is the first great prose work in European literature. Its main these is the heroic and successful struggle of a small and divided Greece against the mighty empire of Persia. The only reason I'm trading it is that I bought the hardback.
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I have no basis of comparison regarding the translation but I found the book readable and interesting