The Histories

Herodotus - Author

John M. Marincola - Introduction by

John M. Marincola - Notes by

John M. Marincola - Revised by

Aubrey De Selincourt - Translator

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ISBN 9780140449082 | 784 pages | 29 Apr 2003 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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Translated by Aubrey de Sélincourt with an introduction and Notes by John M. Marincola.

The Histories Preface
1. Herodotus' Life and Work
2. The Subject-Matter of The Histories
3. Herodotus' sources and Metho Histories
4. Structure and Themes in The Histories
5. Herodotus' Later Reputation

Further Reading
A Note on the Text

Herodotus The Histories
Book One
Book Two
Book Three
Book Four
Book Five
Book Six
Book Seven
Book Eight
Book Nine

Structural Outline

“De Sélincourt’s pacy, natural-sounding, rendering, as superbly revised and annotated by John Marincola…was a game-changer…still reads freshly and is a bestseller six decades after its first publication.”
--Edith Hall,  Times Literary Supplement