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Description - Reading Herodotus by Elizabeth Irwin

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521201025
ISBN-10: 0521201020
Format: Paperback / softback
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 21-Jul-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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