Herodotus Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)

Bernardete, Seth. Herodotean Inquiries. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1969, 213 p.

Addresses Herodotus's status as an historian, and provides an introductory overview of the History.

Drews, Robert. The Greek Accounts of Eastern History. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1973, 220 p.

General study of Greek historical accounts of the East. Includes a chapter on Herodotus's treatment of Lydia, Babylon, and Egypt.

Fehling, Detlev. Herodotus and His Sources: Citation, Invention, and Narrative Art. Translated by J.G.Howie. Leeds: Francis Cairns, 1989,...

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