Publisher Description

The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is chronicled, and the causes for the conflict with Greece.

GENRE
Lifestyle & Home
RELEASED
2008
December 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
603
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SELLER
Public Domain
SIZE
321.9
KB

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