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The Greek historians : the essence of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius

Author: M I Finley
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Eng. ; New York : Penguin Books, 1977.
Series: Viking portable library.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M I Finley
ISBN: 014015065X 9780140150650
OCLC Number: 14903629
Language Note: Translations from the classical Greek.
Notes: Originally published: Viking Penguin, 1959.
Description: vi, 501 pages : map ; 18 cm.
Contents: Herodotus: from Book 1, Lydia --
from Book II, Antiquity of Egypt; Nile flood; Manners and customs; Origins of the Greek Gods; Truth about the Trojan war; Building of the pyramids --
from Book VII, Persian war after marathon --
from Book VIII, Persian war after marathon (continued) ; Thucydides: from Book I, Beginnings --
from Book II, Funeral oration of Pericles; Plague in Athens --
from Book III, Mitylenian debate; Sedition in Corcyra --
from Book VI, War in Sicily --
from Book VII, Sicilian disaster ; Xenophon: Anabasis --
from Book I --
from Book II --
from Book III --
from Book IV ; Polybius: from Book I, Introduction --
from Book II, Aratus of Sicyon and the Achaean league --
from Book VI, Roman constitution.
Series Title: Viking portable library.
Other Titles: Portable Greek historians
Responsibility: selected and edited by M.I. Finley.

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