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Herodotus

translated by George Rawlinson

Table of Contents

Herodotus wrote the first scientific history; that is, he began by asking questions, rather than just telling what he thinks he knows. Moreover, these questions were "about things done by men at a determinate time in the past, [and the history itself ] exists in order to tell man what man is by telling him what man has done" , Collingwood 1946:

     
     
     
     

				

BOOK I. THE FIRST BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CLIO

BOOK II. THE SECOND BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED EUTERPE

BOOK III. THE THIRD BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED THALEIA

BOOK IV. THE FOURTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED MELPOMENE

BOOK V. THE FIFTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED TERPSICHORE

BOOK VI. THE SIXTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED ERATO

BOOK VII. THE SEVENTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED POLYMNIA

BOOK VIII. THE EIGHTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED URANIA

BOOK IX. THE NINTH BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CALLIOPE

The World of Herodotus

. THE BABYLONIAN MARRIAGE MARKET
From the Painting by Edwin Long, R.d., in the Royal Holloway College, Book 1 Herodotus

My friend Herodotus

Ancient Greece

Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire

Modern Greece

Science, Technology , Medicine , Warfare, , Biographies , Life , Cities/Places/Maps , Arts , Literature , Philosophy ,Olympics, Mythology , History , Images

Science, Technology, Arts, , Warfare , Literature, Biographies, Icons, History

Cities, Islands, Regions, Fauna/Flora ,Biographies , History , Warfare, Science/Technology, Literature, Music , Arts , Film/Actors , Sport , Fashion

Greeks

Greece

Hellenica World

Index