world, Herodotus’s The Histories is a dazzling contemporary account of the ancient world, translated from the Greek by Aubrey de Sélincourt. Herodotus: the Histories. Front Cover. Herodotus Bibliographic information. QR code for Herodotus Translated by, Aubrey De Sélincourt. Edition, revised. Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. History and Historians 7th Edition. The type heroditus is very good but there are no notes or essays whatsoever. His reputation has waxed and waned over the centuries, and at the present historiea he is less well thought of than Thucydides.

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Otherwise one can drown in this massive, but wonderful work. On 28 May he was shot down near Douaiwhile flying an FE2dby Werner Vossbecoming the latter’s 31st victory. They had two daughters: I have greatly enjoyed reading the hard cover Everyman’s edition of Shakespeare’s Comedies, Tragedies and Romances. Aubrey was educated at the Dragon SchoolOxford, and at Rugby Schoolfrom where in he won an open classical scholarship to University College, Oxford.


Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. That is, he was the first to examine and compare sources of information about past events and to write them down. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Although there are many parts of Herodotus that must be questioned, he is an invaluable resource to anyone interested in Greek history or the early classical historians.

Following the outbreak of the First World Warhe abandoned his studies to join the army. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

Amazon Selincurt Stream millions of songs. Walter Blanco’s translation in this Norton Critical Edition is quite good, but is by no means perfect. He was also an artist, and illustrated several of Aubrey’s books.

I recently bought a Kindle selincout of three tragedies. Apr 29, Pages Buy. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, in Asia Minor, in the fifth century B. I would not recommend any of the Kindle editions that I have seen for anyone who is not already fully conversant with Shakespeare’s language. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Read more Read less. He probably died at some time between and BC. The parallel English, however, is a pre-copyright public domain translation which pays more attention to perfectly translating the Greek words than to making idiomatic sense in English, and which was most certainly not lovingly copied from its original source, given the prevalence of typos.


Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition Paperback. If you want to read all of Herodotus you won’t get it in this translation, which is why I gave it four stars rather than five. English Choose a language for shopping. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Few facts are known about the life of Herodotus.

Called the Father of History, he wrote the first comprehensive attempt at secular narrative history, long considered the starting point of Western… More about Herodotus. See and discover other items: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Guy was Bursar at Clayesmore School in Aubrey’s time there, and, like him, was a keen sailor and historian. Read reviews that mention father of history persian wars father of lies easton press aubrey de selincourt ancient greek years ago shakespeare plays romeo and juliet roman empire penguin classics highly recommended titus andronicus nine books ancient history translation by aubrey historical events known as the father thousand years modern historians.