The authors thanks are fast due to Herodotus, horn in the early years of the $th century B.C. in the Dorian city of Halicarnassus in Caria, traveller in the Levant and maker of History, and the constant companion of this journey. Of his life little but its work is known: except that he was the son of Lyxes, and ended his days In the South Italian colony of Thurii: and Sophocles at the age offfty-five wrote for him a song. Thanks are due also, for great kindness and helpful advice to Mr. and Mrs. David Balfour and Mr. and Mrs. Seton Lloyd in Smyrna and A nkara; to Mr. RE. Wilkinson; to Professor A. A ndrewes; to the Hon. Steven Rundman; to Carlo della Posta di Civitella; and to Miss Barclay Sanders. (Typographical errors above are due to OCR software and don't occur in the book.)
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