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Form and thought in Herodotus

Henry R. Immerwahr

Form and thought in Herodotus

by Henry R. Immerwahr

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Published by Scholars Press in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Herodotus

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry R. Immerwahr.
    SeriesPhilological monographs -- no. 23.
    ContributionsAmerican Philological Association
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4004 .I4 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 374 p.
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21344128M
    ISBN 100891304789

    Enjoy the best Herodotus Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Herodotus, Greek Historian, Born BC. Share with your friends. Motivation for writing. Herodotus claims to have traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book, almost all of which covers territories of the Persian the beginning of The Histories, Herodotus sets out his reasons for writing it. Here are presented the results of the enquiry carried out by Herodotus of Halicarnassus.

    Euterpe On the death of Cyrus, Cambyses his son by Cassandane daughter of Pharnaspes took the kingdom. Cassandane had died in the lifetime of Cyrus, who had made a great mourning for her at her death, and had commanded all the subjects of his empire to observe the like. Cambyses, the son of this lady and of Cyrus, regarding the Ionian and Aeolian Greeks as vassals of his father, took them with. The History of Herodotus by Herodotus, part of the Internet Classics Archive Darius thought him the most upright of all the Greeks to whom he afforded a refuge; is the following. Men join hands, so as to form a line across from the north coast to the south, and then march through the island from end to end and hunt out the inhabitants.

    The so-called “Constitutional Debate” () has long been the subject of intense interest among Herodotean scholars. Some hold that the debate is authentic, grounded in Persian sources traceable to the occasion (cf. Brannan, Traditio 19 [] ). Others aver that the passage is fictitious, whether Herodotos or another invented it (e.g., Maass, Hermes 22 [] ; cf. HERODOTUS (c. B.C.), Greek historian, called the Father of History, was born at Halicarnassus in Asia Minor, then dependent upon the Persians, in or about the year B.C. Herodotus was thus born a Persian subject, and such he con~ tinued until he was thirty or fiveandthirty years of age.


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Immerwahr, Form and Thought in Herodotus (Cleveland ). Johnson William A. Johnson, "Oral Performance and the Composition of Herodotus’ Histories," GRBS   Herodotus, the Greek historian known as the Father of History, describes a debate on the three government types (Herodotus III), in which.

Herodotus (/ h ɪ ˈ r ɒ d ə t ə s /; Ancient Greek: Ἡρόδοτος, Hēródotos, Attic Greek pronunciation: []; c. – c. BC) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey).He is known for having written the book The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι Historíai), a detailed record of his "inquiry.

Form and thought in Herodotus. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Henry R. Immerwahr Date Publisher Scholars Press Pub place Chico, Calif Volume Series: American Philological Association monograph series ISBNPreview. ISBN is / Form and Thought in Herodotus (American Philological Association Philological Monographs) by Immerwahr, Henry R.4/5(3).

Thoughts on Book 3 of the Histories of Herodotus. Posted on It makes sense that the Persians should choose the form of government that suits them – as Herodotus says in “if anyone, no matter who, were given the opportunity of choosing from amongst all the nations in the world the beliefs which he thought best, he would inevitably.

Scholars believe that Herodotus was born at Halicarnassus, a Greek city in southwest Asia Minor that was then under Persian precise dates of his birth and death are alike uncertain.

He is thought to have resided in Athens and to have met Sophocles and then to have left for Thurii, a new colony in southern Italy sponsored by latest event alluded to in his History belongs to. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Herodotus Book 7 Commentary — beta edition (14 mb pdf Aug ) — right-click on PC, ctrl-click on Mac for option to download directly) This link contains a free pdf copy of an unrevised draft of Herodotus’ Histories Book 7: Greek Text with Facing Vocabulary and Commentary under a Creative Commons License.

This draft was made with great haste and has not be proofread. Herodotus The Histories is a brick of a book. It’s pages of history and ethnography with a loose Greek- Persian theme to it. It’s definitely not always a page-turner. But I am so glad I read it, because there are moments in it that absolutely illuminated my understanding of ancient Greece.

The reason I reached. After fits and starts, I have put this book down for another day - although I did complete volume 1 and a good chunk of volume 2.

On Politics: A History of Political Thought From Herodotus to the Present by Alan Ryan s a magisterial work that brings together some of the great thinkers in Western political philosophy, and summarizes their points, and the history behind them/5(44).

Book 2 of the Histories largely concerns itself with Egypt. Herodotus is not just the father of history,* he is also the father of ethnography, and his description of the Egyptians suggests that they often do the opposite of whatever the Greeks do: in Egypt, women pee standing up, men sitting down; Egyptians, “preferring cleanliness to comeliness,” practice circumcision; women go to market.

It is divided into nine books named for the Muses (a division made by a later editor). Herodotus was the first writer to evaluate historical, geographical, and archaeological material critically.

(2 vol., rev. ); H. Immerwahr, Form and Thought in Herodotus (); D. Hamel, Reading Herodotus (). The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th. Immerwahr, Henry R. Form and Thought in and: American Philological Association, Online: Google Books.

Herodotus, The Histories A. D. Godley, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. ", "denarius") All Search Options [view abbreviations] Click anywhere in the line to jump to another position: book: book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9.

chapter. In Book One of The Histories, when Herodotus describes the physical and political atmosphere in Persia, he greatly exaggerates how massively fortified the city of Babylon ing to Herodotus, the city of Babylon had “magnificence greater than all other cities of which we have knowledge.” He claims that bronze gates were erected at the entrance of Babylon, and that .Book Three () The Conspiracy of the Magi.

The Magi seize the throne of the Persian empire at Susa by passing off one of their number as Smerdis, the brother of Cambyses. The real Smerdis has been executed on Cambyses' orders (61). At Ecbatana in Syria, Cambyses hears a proclamation in the name of King Smerdis.