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Herodotus: Histories Book V: 5 (Cambridge Greek and Latin by Herodotus,Simon Hornblower

By Herodotus,Simon Hornblower

probably the most very important works of background in Western literature, by way of the hottest and liveliest of all classical Greek prose authors, Herodotus's Histories can be a key textual content for the learn of historic Greece and the Persian Empire. protecting a important and extensively studied interval of Greek heritage, e-book V not just describes the insurrection of the east Greeks opposed to their Persian masters, which ended in the nice Persian Wars of 490–479 BC, but in addition presents attention-grabbing fabric in regards to the mainland Greek states within the 6th century BC. this is often an updated version of and remark at the Greek textual content of the booklet, offering wide aid with the Greek, uncomplicated historic info and transparent maps, in addition to lucid and insightful ancient and literary interpretation of the textual content. the amount is acceptable for complex undergraduates, graduate scholars, academics and scholars.

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