Herodotus' Histories Vol 3


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The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about 440 BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC. Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is chronicled, and the causes for the conflict with Greece. Herodotus treats the conflict as an ideological one, frequently contrasting the absolute power of the Persian king with the democratic government of the Greeks. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia.) (7 hr 1 min)

Chapters

Part 1 16:38 Read by Rachel Klippenstein
Part 2 19:52 Read by Rachel Klippenstein
Part 3 20:50 Read by Anna Simon
Part 4 19:59 Read by Jason Tiearney
Part 5 21:35 Read by Jason Tiearney
Part 6 19:12 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 7 19:39 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 8 18:32 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 9 18:29 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 10 19:31 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 11 22:15 Read by Nathan
Part 12 18:40 Read by Nathan
Part 13 18:25 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 14 15:58 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 15 19:08 Read by M.C. Minos
Part 16 22:21 Read by M.C. Minos
Part 17 21:59 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 18 20:16 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 19 18:39 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 20 19:20 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 21 18:14 Read by Sibella Denton
Part 22 12:13 Read by Sibella Denton

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(5 stars)

Gruesome ancient war stories. Why not?