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The Greek Histories: The Sweeping History of Ancient Greece as Told by Its First Chroniclers: Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Plutarch

Author: Mary Lefkowitz & James Romm, eds.

The Greek Histories: The Sweeping History of Ancient Greece as Told by Its First Chroniclers: Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Plutarch

Author: Mary Lefkowitz & James Romm, eds.

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Item #: D40216
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Publication Date: 2022
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 9781984854308
From the start, the ancient Greek historians demonstrated that historical writing could go beyond a mere chronicle of past events. This anthology contains selections by the era's titans—Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Plutarch—with commentary on each author's interest in religion, leadership, character, and the lessons of war. The book is ro... More
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From the start, the ancient Greek historians demonstrated that historical writing could go beyond a mere chronicle of past events. This anthology contains selections by the era's titans—Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Plutarch—with commentary on each author's interest in religion, leadership, character, and the lessons of war. The book is rounded out with maps, footnotes providing context and explaining obscurities, and an appendix on the Greek conduct of war.


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