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Title Reading Herodotus : a study of the logoi in Book 5 of Herodotus' Histories / edited by Elizabeth Irwin and Emily Greenwood
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xv, 343 pages)
Contents Introduction : reading Herodotus, reading book 5 / Elizabeth Irwin and Emily Greenwood -- 'What's in a name?' and exploring the comparable : onomastics, ethnography and kratos in Thrace (5.1-2 and 3-10) / Elizabeth Irwin -- The Paeonians (5.11-17) / Robin Osborne -- Narrating ambiguity : murder and Macedonian alliances (5.17-22) / David Fearn -- Bridging the narrative (5.23-7) / Emily Greenwood -- The trouble with the Ionians : Herodotus and the beginning of the Ionian Revolt (5.28-38.1) / Rosaria Munson -- The Dorieus episode and the Ionian Revolt (5.42-8) / Simon Hornblower -- Aristagoras (5.49-55.97) / Christopher Pelling -- Structure and significance (5.55-69) / Vivienne Gray -- Athens and Aegina (5.82-9) / Johannes Haubold -- 'Saving' Greece from the 'ignominy' of tyranny? : the 'famous' and 'wonderful' speech of Socles (5.92) / John Moles -- Cyprus and Onesilus : an interlude of freedom (5.104, 108-16) / Anastasia Serghidou -- The fourth Dorian Invasion and the Ionian Revolt (5.76-126) / John Henderson
Summary Reading Herodotus is a 2007 text which represented a departure in Herodotean scholarship: it was the first multi-authored collection of scholarly essays to focus on a single book of Herodotus' Histories. Each chapter studies a separate logos in Book 5 and pursues two closely related lines of inquiry: first, to propose an individual thesis about the political, historical, and cultural significance of the subjects that Herodotus treats in Book 5, and second, to analyze the connections and continuities between its logos and the overarching structure of Herodotus' narrative. This collection of twelve essays by internationally renowned scholars represents an important contribution to scholarship on Herodotus and will serve as an essential research tool for all those interested in Book 5 of the Histories, the interpretation of Herodotean narrative, and the historiography of the Ionian Revolt
Analysis Herodotus
Notes Papers based on a colloquium held July 2002 at the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge University
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-329) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Herodotus. History. Book 5 -- Congresses
SUBJECT History (Herodotus) fast
Subject HISTORY -- Ancient.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
Author Irwin, Elizabeth (Elizabeth K.)
Greenwood, Emily.
University of Cambridge. Faculty of Classics.
ISBN 9780511335365