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Histories. Book VIII

Author: Herodotus.; Angus M Bowie
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Series: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Greek, Ancient [to 1453]View all editions and formats
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The Battle of Salamis was the first great (and unexpected) victory of the Greeks over the Persian forces under Xerxes. This battle forms the centre-piece of Book 8 of Herodotus' Histories.
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Genre/Form: Greek prose literature
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herodotus.; Angus M Bowie
ISBN: 9780521573283 0521573289 9780521575713 0521575710
OCLC Number: 159628612
Language Note: Greek text ; editorial material in English.
Description: xi, 258 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Medes and Persians --
Greeks and Persians --
Xerxes in Herodotus --
Achaemenid campaigns --
The battles of Book 8 --
Structure and narrative modes --
The language of Herodotus --
Life of Herodotus --
The text.
Series Title: Cambridge Greek and Latin classics.
Other Titles: History.
Responsibility: Herodotus ; edited by A.M. Bowie.
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'... wide-ranging lucid introduction ...' The Times Literary Supplement 'We heartily recommend this volume as an introduction to Herodotos' Greek and methods of presentation.' Bryn Mawr Classical Read more...

 
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