Histories

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Hackett Publishing, 15. märts 2014 - 584 pages

This volume includes a wealth of helpful footnotes; more than a dozen maps and illustrations; a chronology of the Archaic Age; a glossary of main characters, places, and terms; suggested further reading; and an index of proper nouns.

 

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Contents

Book 1
3
Book 2
81
Book 3
147
Book 4
204
Book 5
267
Book 6
310
Book 7
355
Book 8
428
Book 9
473
Main Characters Places and Terms
514
Suggestions for Further Reading
522
Index of Proper Nouns
523
Back Cover
541
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About the author (2014)

Pamela Mensch's translation of Diogenes Laertius' Lives and Doctrines of Eminent Philosophers is forthcoming from Harvard Universtiy Press.

James Romm is the James H. Ottaway, Jr. Professor of Classics at Bard College and author of Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire and Dying Every Day: Seneca at the Court of Nero, both from Knopf.

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