Reading Herodotus A Guided Tour through the Wild Boars, Dancing Suitors, and Crazy Tyrants of the History. Debra Hamel.

Reading Herodotus A Guided Tour through the Wild Boars, Dancing Suitors, and Crazy Tyrants of the History

Hardcover, Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012. First Edition; First Printing. Very Good+. From the Introduction, "Herodotus' account of Persia's expansion under four kings - Cyrus, Cambyses, Darius, and Xerxes - and its eventual collision with the city-states of Greece was divided up sometime after his death into nine books (what we would call chapters) , each book in turn divided into some unequal number of sections (paragraph-sized chunks)." Ships same or next business day. Spine is slightly skewed and loose. Minor edge wear. Small bumps on spine ends and bottom corners. 1/3-inch tear with crease on tail edge of front free endpaper. Tiny creases and tears on tail edges of pages. Faint rough tear on tail edge of back board. Light soiling to edges of pages. Otherwise, free from major defect. No dust jacket. ; B&W Photographs & Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 329 pages. [Item #78409]

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