The Histories

Military History

Author: Herodotus

One of the masterpieces of classical literature, the “Histories” describes how a small and quarrelsome band of Greek city states united to repel the might of the Persian empire. But while this epic struggle forms the core of his work, Herodotus’ natural curiosity frequently gives rise to colorful digressions – a description of the natural wonders of Egypt; an account of Eu….Read More

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