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Author Roberts, Jennifer Tolbert, 1947-

Title Herodotus : a very short introduction / Jennifer T. Roberts
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 123 p.) : ill., map, port
Series Very short introductions ; 272
Very short introductions ; 272
Summary Jennifer Roberts introduces the background and writing of the 5th-century Greek thinker and researcher, Herodotus of Halicarnassus, who invented the genre of historical investigation. Herodotus is shown to be a reporter, a tourist and a historian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Herodotus -- Criticism and interpretation
Historiography -- Greece -- History -- To 1500
History, Ancient -- Historiography.
Greece -- History -- Athenian supremacy, 479-431 B.C -- Historiography
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191777707