The Resource The Histories

The Histories

Label
The Histories
Title
The Histories
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. The Histories-his masterpiece and the only work he is known to have produced-is a record of his "inquiry", being an investigation of the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars and including a wealth of geographical and ethnographical information. The Histories, were divided into nine books, named after the nine Muses: the "Muse of History", Clio, representing the first book, then Euterpe, Thaleia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polymnia, Ourania and Calliope for books 2 to 9, respectively
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hoopla (Digital media service)
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Label
The Histories
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11466083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781681462899
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11466083
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11466083
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Histories
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11466083
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781681462899
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11466083
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11466083
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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