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The Histories: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

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"Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half-century." -- The Times Literary Supplement In Tom Holland's vibrant translation, one of the great masterpieces of Western history springs to life. Herodotus of Halicarnassus--hailed by Cicero as the "Father of History"--composed his histories around 440 BC. The earliest surviving work of nonfiction, The Histories works its way from the Trojan War through an epic account of the war between the Persian empire and the Greek city ...

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The Histories: (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
2015, Penguin Group, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780143107545

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