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Author Roberts, Jennifer Tolbert, 1947-

Title Herodotus : a very short introduction / Jennifer T. Roberts
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (123 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Contents The world of Herodotus -- Origins and the historian -- Greeks and Persians at war -- Herodotus as ethnographer -- Women in history, women in The histories -- Herodotus and the divine -- Herodotus as storyteller -- Herodotus as historian
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
Subject Herodotus
Herodotus. History
SUBJECT Herodotus fast
History (Herodotus) fast
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199575992