Translated by aubrey de slincourt with an introduction and notes by john m marincola for more than seventy years penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the english speaking world. Penguin classics deluxe edition the histories herodotus was born around 480 bc in halicarnassus on the southwest coast of asia minor few facts are known about his life but he remains known through his lifes work the histories a groundbreaking account of the greco persian wars of 490 and 480 479 bc and the world in which they took placehe died around 425 bc possibly in southern italy. The work that established the study of history in the western world herodotuss the histories is a dazzling contemporary account of the ancient world translated from the greek by aubrey de selincourt revised with an introduction and notes by john marincola in penguin classics. The histories rediscovered books with linked table of contents kindle edition by herodotus john m marincola aubrey de selincourt download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading the histories rediscovered books with linked table of contents. Aubrey de slincourt has 24 books on goodreads with 111033 ratings aubrey de slincourts most popular book is the histories
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