Herodotus

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Author  James Romm
Publisher  Yale University Press
Publication Date   December 11, 1998
ISBN  0300072295
Pages  232

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This study argues that Herodotus was both a historian and a master storyteller. Romm discusses the historical background of Herodotus' life and work, his moralistic approach to history, his fascination with people and places, his literary powers, and the question of historical truth.

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