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Histories of Herodotus

The Histories (also known as The History) of Herodotus is now considered the founding work of history in Western literature. Written in the 450s BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time. Although not a fully impartial record, it remains one of the West's most important sources regarding these affairs. Moreover, it established the genre and study of history in the Western world (despite the existence of historical records and chronicles beforehand).

The Histories also stands as one of the first accounts of the rise of the Persian Empire, as well as the events and causes of the Greco-Persian Wars between the Achaemenid Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus portrays the conflict as one between the forces of slavery (the Persians) on the one hand, and freedom (the Athenians and the confederacy of Greek city-states which united against the invaders) on the other. (from wikipedia.org)

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The History of Herodotus
By Herodotus. Written 440 B.C.E. Translated by George Rawlinson. The History of Herodotus has been divided into the following sections: Book I. Book II. Book III. ... Book IX.
The History of Herodotus
By Herodotus. Translated by George Rawlinson. The text of this work is in the "Public Domain" in Australia. Table of Contents. The First Book, Entitled Clio. The Second Book, Entitled Euterpe. ...
The History of Herodotus, Vol. 1 of 4
By Herodotus; translated by George Rawlinson, 1812-1902. Book I-II (Euterpe). Publisher: New York, Tandy-Thomas. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
The History of Herodotus, Vol. 2 of 4
By Herodotus; translated by George Rawlinson, 1812-1902. Book II (Euterpe)-IV. Publisher: New York, Tandy-Thomas. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
The History of Herodotus, Vol. 3 of 4
By Herodotus; translated by George Rawlinson, 1812-1902. Book V-VII (Erato Polymnia). Publisher: New York, Tandy-Thomas. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
The History of Herodotus, Vol. 4 of 4
By Herodotus; translated by George Rawlinson, 1812-1902. Book VII (Polymnia)-IX. Publisher: New York, Tandy-Thomas. Book Contributor: Cornell University Library.
The History of Herodotus, Vol. 1 of 2
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The History Of Herodotus, by Herodotus. Translated into English by G. C. Macaulay. Book I-IV. Read this book online: HTML. Download This eBook. EPUB. Kindle. Plain Text.
The History of Herodotus, Vol. 2 of 2
The Project Gutenberg EBook of The History Of Herodotus, by Herodotus. Translated into English by G. C. Macaulay. Book V-IX. Read this book online: HTML. Download This eBook. EPUB. Kindle. Plain Text.
The Histories of Herodotus
By Herodotus; translated by Henry Cary, 1804-1870. Topics: Ancient History. Publisher: New York : D. Appleton and Co. Book Contributor: Harold B. Lee Library.