Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond
BRILL, Feb 11, 2016 - Literary Criticism - 456 pages
Brill's Companion to the Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond examines the reception and cultural transmission of Herodotus' Histories, one of the most controversial and influential texts to have survived from Classical Antiquity, from ancient up to modern times.
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