A Commentary on Herodotus Books I-IV

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Oxford University Press, USA
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796
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6.52 X 9.24 X 1.94 inches | 2.94 pounds
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English
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9780198149569

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About the Author
The late David Asheri was formerly Professor of Ancient History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Alan Lloyd is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Wales.

Aldo Corcella is Professor of Classical Philology at the University of Basilicata.

Oswyn Murray is Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, Oxford.

Alfonso Moreno is Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford.
Reviews
"David Asheri, a first-class Israeli Herodotean, who as overall editor of the project has also contributed a lengthy and brilliant, introductory essay on Herodotus and his work. The original Italian version of this essay has now been carefully updated and elegantly translated. For the general reader
it, and all four individual books, remain the most valuable and accessible matter in an advanced commentary." --New York Review of Books

"David Asheri, a first-class Israeli Herodotean, who as overall editor of the project has also contributed a lengthy and brilliant, introductory essay on Herodotus and his work. The original Italian version of this essay has now been carefully updated and elegantly translated. For the general reader it, and all four individual books, remain the most valuable and accessible matter in an advanced commentary." --New York Review of Books


"David Asheri, a first-class Israeli Herodotean, who as overall editor of the project has also contributed a lengthy and brilliant, introductory essay on Herodotus and his work. The original Italian version of this essay has now been carefully updated and elegantly translated. For the general reader it, and all four individual books, remain the most valuable and accessible matter in an advanced commentary." --New York Review of Books


"Asheri, Lloyd, and Corcella are exceedingly well-informed concerning the scholarship on the ancient Near East and Scythia produced by those who work in the pertinent sub-fields.... The level of their erudition is breathtaking.... It makes one anticipate with bated breath the publication of the succeeding volume."--Paul A. Rahe, Claremont Review of Books


"Asheri's general introduction...must now be the first port of call for anyone interested in Herodotus: it is distinguished by wide leaning and discriminating judgment and virtually every a