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Herodotus By James S. Romm

Herodotus
by James S. Romm

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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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Herodotus by James S. Romm

Herodotus, widely known as the father of history, was not only a historian but also a master story-teller, argues the author of this insightful book. James Romm gives general readers a fresh appreciation of the Histories and shows that Herodotus was more than a source of historical data-he was a masterful and artistic author who created a radically new literary genre.

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GOR005351141
Herodotus by James S. Romm
James S. Romm
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Yale University Press
1999-01-08
236
0300072309
9780300072303
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