The Histories

What makes the work stand out above all is the Histories’ sense of wonder and discovery. Herodotus’ Histories remain a classic testament to the pleasures of researching and learning.” —The Conversation

Author: Herodotus

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504061926

Category: History

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One of the masterworks of Western civilization from the Ancient Greek author and orator known as the “Father of History.” Written in the fifth century BC, The Histories is a wide-ranging inquiry into the Greco-Persian Wars and beyond. Factual accounts of military matters on land and at sea, commanders, governments, and rulers are juxtaposed with Greek mythology. As inspiring to travel writers and journalists as it is to historians, this epic work includes a wealth of geographical and ethnographical information on the Middle East, Northern Africa, and Greece. It remains one of the West’s most important sources regarding the ancient world. “To transfer the responsibility for events away from heaven and squarely on to mortals may seem, two and half thousand years on, an obvious task, but in so doing Herodotus fundamentally changed the way that humans look at the world—and that is why Cicero called him the father of history.” —The Guardian “We may no longer share Herodotus’ view of the past, yet we delight in the richness of the world he sketched. Its stories, landscapes, characters, and insights into human nature linger long after the reading. What makes the work stand out above all is the Histories’ sense of wonder and discovery. Herodotus’ Histories remain a classic testament to the pleasures of researching and learning.” —The Conversation

The Histories of William Shakspere

those times : “ History was a series of ac With what skill has Shakspere , whilst
tions , with no other than chronological suc- he thus painted the spirit of the
chivalrous cession , independent on each other , and times , --- lofty in words , but
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Persons and Pictures from the Histories of France and England

PERSONS AND PICTURES FROM THE HISTORIES OF FRANCE AND
ENGLAND . The papers of which this volume consists , most of which have
appeared at different periods during the last twelve years , in various well known
periodicals ...

Author: Henry William Herbert

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Category: France

Page: 440

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Lines left out or Some of the histories left out in Line upon line by the author of The peep of day

The HISTORY OF JETHRO . CHAP . PART PAGE XIV . 1 . The Kind Father - in -
law XV . 2 . The Father - in - law ' s Visit • 90 . 96 The History of Hobab . XVI . The
Unwilling Brother - in - law . 103 The History Of Aaron ' s Sons . XVII . 1 .

Author: Favell Lee Mortimer

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Thabridgment of the Histories of Trogus Pompeius Collected and Wrytten in the Laten Tonge by the Famous Historiographer Justine and Translated Into English by Arthur Goldyng Etc B L MS Notes

... allow my doynges , tructing hereafter , that when the bzunt of flaunderous
enute is querpat , they that come after me , mal beare witnedle of my traualle and
paines takyng . Farewell . GES The first Booke of thabridgement of Histories ,
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Unhappy Prosperitie expressed in the histories of lius Seianus and Philippa the Catanian Translated from the French by Sir Thomas Hawkins

... and the recording there were some who barbaroully inhumane Mardonius his
eCarchim with their nailes , and fixed their teeth lower nemyon a galupon him ,
nor so much for revenge , as through fury , and brutilandsic printiri This history is
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A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland or a complete register of the hereditary honours public offices and persons in office from the earliest periods to the present time

Whence came the name of Cusos Rotulorum , by which he is often callede in
history . By the treaty of Union , the preservation of the registers , in the same
manner , is particularly provided for ; and the return of the election of the fixteen
Scots ...

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The histories in six volumes 6 Books 28 39

Polybius. THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS FRAGMENTA LIBRI XXVIII RES
ITALIAE 1.Ὅτι τοῦ πολέμου <τοῦ> περὶ The Histories.

Author: Polybius

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674996615

Category: Greece

Page: 619

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The Histories Book 7 Polymnia

The Histories, were divided into nine books, named after the nine Muses: the "Muse of History", Clio, representing the first book, then Euterpe, Thaleia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polymnia, Ourania and Calliope for books 2 to 9, ...

Author: Herodotus

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1681462966

Category: History

Page: 81

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Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories-his masterpiece and the only work he is known to have produced-is a record of his "inquiry", being an investigation of the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars and including a wealth of geographical and ethnographical information. The Histories, were divided into nine books, named after the nine Muses: the "Muse of History", Clio, representing the first book, then Euterpe, Thaleia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polymnia, Ourania and Calliope for books 2 to 9, respectively.

Author: Polybius

Publisher: Loeb Classical Library

ISBN: 9780674991781

Category: History

Page: 467

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The main part of Polybius's history covers the years 264-146 BCE. It describes the rise of Rome to the destruction of Carthage and the domination of Greece by Rome.--From publisher description.

The Histories

The date of his death is as uncertain as that of his birth. It must have occurred
some time after the death of Chosroes in 5?? (the last datable event mentionod in
the Histories) and before the accession of the Emperor Maurice in 532 in view of
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Author: Agathias

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110826941

Category: History

Page: 186

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The Corpus Fontium Historiae Byzantinae includes texts written by Byzantine historiographers and chroniclers as well as other documents of historical relevance from the 4th to the 15th centuries. The main objective of each volume is the presentation of a critical text based on all extant manuscripts; a detailed introduction informing about the author and the work as well as the manuscripts and their relation to each other is included in addition to several apparatus and indices.

The Landmark Herodotus

Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian ...

Author: Robert B. Strassler

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 1400031141

Category: Fiction

Page: 953

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Offers a definitive new translation of the works by ancient Greek historian, which includes a chronicle of the Grecco-Persian war, accompanied by maps, textual annotations, and twenty-two appendixes covering such topics as Athenian government, Persian arms and tactics, and more. Reprint.

Author: Polybius

Publisher: Loeb Classical Library

ISBN: 9780674991781

Category: History

Page: 467

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The main part of Polybius's history covers the years 264-146 BCE. It describes the rise of Rome to the destruction of Carthage and the domination of Greece by Rome.--From publisher description.

The Historical Shakspearian Reader

Author: William Shakespeare

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Herodotus

This Norton Critical Edition offers an introduction to Herodotus for students approaching the history of Western Civilization or classical Greece for the first time.

Author: Herodotus

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780393959468

Category: History

Page: 433

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This Norton Critical Edition offers an introduction to Herodotus for students approaching the history of Western Civilization or classical Greece for the first time. It features a new translation and selection of Herodotus s The Histories by Walter Blanco, supplemented by critical works chosen by Jennifer Roberts."

The Histories

In The Histories Cornelius Tacitus, widely regarded as the greatest of all Roman historians, describes with cynical power the murderous `year of the Four Emperors'--AD 69--when in just a few months the whole of the Roman Empire was torn ...

Author: Cornelius Tacitus

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192839589

Category: History

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`The story I now commence is rich in vicissitudes, grim with warfare, torn by civil strife, a tale of horror even during times of peace.'Edward Gibbon called The Histories an `immortal work, every sentence of which is pregnant with the deepest observations and the most lively images'. Its author, Cornelius Tacitus, widely acknowledged as the greatest of all Roman historians, describes with cynical power the murderous `Year of theFour Emperors' - AD 69 - when in just a few months the whole of the Roman Empire was torn apart by civil war. The ultimate triumph of Vespasian and his sons Titus and Domitian was only the prelude to further conflicts and disasters, with revolts among the Germans and Jews challenging the veryfoundations of Roman authority.W. H. Fyfe's classic translation has been substantially revised to accord with modern scholarship, and supplied with extensive historical and literary notes. The Introduction provides an essential guide to understanding the subtleties of Tacitus' writing, and sets the historical scene with asuccinct account of the political and social background to the Imperial Roman state. Maps of the Roman Empire and a Glossary of Place Names complete this valuable edition.

The Histories of Polybius

Author: Polybius

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Histories

Recounts the causes and history of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia.

Author: Herodotus

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 9781853264665

Category: Fiction

Page: 768

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Recounts the causes and history of the wars between the Greek city-states and Persia.

A selection from the histories of Herodotus with a literal interlinear tr accompanied by notes

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Fragments of the Histories

For this volume, which completes the Loeb Classical Library edition of Sallust's works, John T. Ramsey has freshly edited the Histories and the two pseudo-Sallustian Letters to Caesar, supplying ample annotation.

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The Histories of Sallust (86-35 BCE), while fragmentary, provide invaluable information about a crucial period of history from 78 to around 67 BCE. In this volume, John T. Ramsey has freshly edited the Histories and the two pseudo-Sallustian Letters to Caesar, completing the Loeb Classical Library edition of his works. Sallust, Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86-35 BCE), a Sabine from Amiternum, acted as tribune against Cicero and Milo in 52, joined Caesar after being expelled from the Senate in 50, was restored to the Senate by Caesar and took part in his African campaign as praetor in 46, and was then appointed governor of New Africa (Numidia). Upon his return to Rome he narrowly escaped conviction for malfeasance in office, retired from public life, and took up historiography. Sallust's last work, the annalistic Histories in five books, is much more expansive than his monographs on Catiline and Jugurtha (LCL 116), treating the whole of Roman history at home and abroad in the post-Sullan age. Although fragmentary, it provides invaluable information and insight about a crucial period of history spanning the period from 78 to around 67 BCE. Although Sallust is decidedly unsubtle and partisan in analyzing people and events, his works are important and significantly influenced later historians, notably Tacitus. Taking Thucydides as his model but building on Roman stylistic and rhetorical traditions, Sallust achieved a distinctive style, concentrated and arresting; lively characterizations, especially in the speeches; and skill at using particular episodes to illustrate large general themes. For this volume, which completes the Loeb Classical Library edition of Sallust's works, John T. Ramsey has freshly edited the Histories and the two pseudo-Sallustian Letters to Caesar, supplying ample annotation.