The Histories of Herodotus The Histories of Herodotus

The Histories of Herodotus

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The Histories of Herodotus is a monumental work that lays the foundation for the study of history. Herodotus brings to life the ancient world with vivid descriptions of wars, customs, and cultures. His narrative style combines reportage with storytelling, making the text engaging and accessible. Written in the 5th century BCE, The Histories is considered one of the earliest works of Western literature and a pioneering example of historical writing. Herodotus' critical investigation of events and reliance on eyewitness accounts set a standard for future historians. The book presents a wealth of information on the Persian Wars, the rise of the Greek city-states, and the customs of various peoples. Herodotus' timeless exploration of human nature and the complexities of civilization make The Histories a must-read for anyone interested in the origins of history as a discipline. Herodotus, often referred to as the 'Father of History,' was a Greek historian known for his meticulous research and global perspective. His travels to Egypt, Babylon, and Persia provided him with firsthand knowledge that he incorporated into his writings. The Histories reflects Herodotus' curiosity about different cultures and his belief in the cyclical nature of human affairs. This magnum opus solidified his reputation as a master storyteller and historian, whose influence continues to be felt today in the field of historiography.

GÉNERO
Historia
PUBLICADO
2018
2 de noviembre
IDIOMA
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
602
Páginas
EDITORIAL
Musaicum Books
VENDEDOR
Bookwire Gesellschaft zum Vertrieb digitaler Medien mbH
TAMAÑO
2.2
MB

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