Posts Tagged by Histories
|March 3, 2016||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We are pleased to welcome Alexander Hollman (University of Washington) for our next Open House discussion, which will be about Herodotus. The event will be streamed live on Thursday March 10, at 11 a.m. EST, and will be recorded. His book, The Master of Signs: Signs and the Interpretation of Signs in Herodotus’ Histories, is available at the CHS website. To prepare for this event you may like to read the passages at the bottom of this posting. Read more…
|February 25, 2016||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
“This is the display of the inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, so that things done by man not be forgotten in time, and that great and marvelous deeds, some displayed by the Hellenes, some by the barbarians, not lose their glory, including among others what was the cause of their waging war on each other. ”
Our next Book Club will feature selections from Herodotus Histories: Book 1 up to chapter 92, and the whole of Book 2.
There are a number of free online translations available. Read more…