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Author Herodotus.

Title The histories / Herodotus ; translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt
Edition revised edition / with an introduction and notes by A.R. Burn
Published Harmondsworth, Middlesex : Penguin Books, 1972


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 MELB  880.1 H5594 A6/H3D  AVAILABLE
Description 653 pages : maps ; 18 cm
Series Penguin classics. ; L34
Penguin classics ; L34
Summary The first great prose work in European literature. Its main theme is the heroic and successful struggle of a small and divided Greece against the mighty empire of Persia--with its underlying conflict between the absolutism of the East and the free institutions of the West
Notes Includes index
Translated by A. De Selincourt ; revised with an introduction and notes by A. R. Burn
Bibliography Includes bibliography
Subject Herodotus -- Translations into English.
History, Ancient.
Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C.
Greece -- History.
Iran -- History -- To 640.
Author De Sélincourt, Aubrey, 1894-1962.
LC no. 2755000049
ISBN 0140440348
Other Titles History. English
Herodotus : the histories