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The Histories by Herodotus

The Histories

The Histories by Herodotus
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May 15, 2014 | 880 Pages
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Praise

Praise for The Histories:
“Unquestionably the best English translation of Herodotus to have appeared in the past half-century…I am in awe of Tom Holland’s achievement, and have no doubt it will bear rich fruit in bringing Herodotus to public attention”
– Edith Hall, Times Literary Supplement

“Lively, engaging version of the Histories…[an] admirable translation”
The Economist

Praise for In the Shadow of the Sword:
“Written with flamboyant elegance and energetic intensity, Holland delivers a brilliant tour de force of revisionist scholarship and thrilling storytelling with a bloodspattered cast of swashbuckling tyrants, nymphomaniacal empresses and visionary prophets. The book is unputdownable.”
The Times of London

Praise for Rubicon:
“Tom Holland has produced in one volume the crispest and most compelling account of this momentous period I have ever read.”
The Seattle Times

Praise for Persian Fire:
“Excellent… Holland is a cool-headed historian who writes no less authoritatively and engagingly on classical Greece than he did on ancient Rome in his last book, Rubicon
—Mary Beard, The Sunday Times 

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