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The Teaching Company: Herodotus

The Teaching Company: Herodotus

The Father of History 12 Audio Cds with Course Outline Booklet (The Great Courses)

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ISBN 101565852893
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This e-book text has been shared by Project Gutenberg This free downloadable e-book can be read on your computer or e-reader. Mobi files can be read on Kindles, Epub files can be read on other e-book readers, and Zip files can be downloaded and read on your computer.   Written about 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/5().

Herodotus' work, "investigation" Socrates born to poor Athenian family in B.C., born sculptor by trade but spent most of his time teaching, believed in absolute rather than relative truth. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.


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The Teaching Company: Herodotus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Herodotus: The Father of History Part I Professor Elizabeth Vandiver T HE T EACHING C OMPANY ® Elizabeth Vandiver, Ph.D. Director, Honors Humanities Program, University of Maryland Elizabeth Vandiver did her undergraduate work at Shimer College, Mt.

Carroll, Illinois, where she matriculated in as a sixteen-year-old early entrant. The book that emerged from these "inquiries" - The Histories - is Herodotus's only known work, yet it still made Herodotus one of the rare, landmark figures in the story of thought.

In these lectures, Professor Vandiver introduces you to The Teaching Company: Herodotus book and The Histories, tracing the influences he assimilated and the new methods he used in crafting /5(5). The book that emerged from these "inquiries" - The Histories - is Herodotus's only known work, yet it still made Herodotus one of the rare, landmark figures in the story of thought.

In these lectures, Professor Vandiver introduces you to Herodotus and The Histories, tracing the influences he assimilated and the new methods he used in crafting. Herodotus (c. B.C.E.) was a Greek who was born in what is now the modern Turkish resort town of Bodrum and who died, so tradition says, in the south of Italy.

In between, his tirelessly inquiring mind took him from one corner of the known world to another.5/5(7). The Histories - is Herodotus's only known work, yet it still made Herodotus one of the rare, landmark figures in the story of thought.

This series of lectures was an introduction to Herodotus and The Histories, tracing the influences he assimilated and the new methods he used in crafting this monumental work/5. The Teaching Company — now The Great Courses — has a relatively new course called Latin A couple of years ago I was trying to review my high school Latin using Wheelock's.

It is pretty good, but I got about two-thirds of the way through and felt I needed help, mostly to review my exercises. I think I was beginning to make errors. Get this from a library. Herodotus: the father of history.

[Elizabeth Vandiver; Teaching Company.] -- Presents 24 lectures giving an introduction to the work of Herodotus, the first Greek historian, including a consideration of his work in its cultural context, both as history and as literature. About this Item: The Teaching Company.

Condition: Good. Ex-Rental. Audio Cassette. Case Good. book Good. 12 tape set with 2 Paperback edition books. Inside clean. Part 1 and 2 Original artwork may contain stickers or shelfware.

Quality guaranteed!. Seller Inventory # F14G More information about this seller | Contact this seller 1. This book was written about years ago,and is probably the first real book of reasonably objective history.

It's not perfect,but that could as well be said of the Wright brothers "Flyer". I also bought a DVD series of lectures from the Teaching Company on Herodotus that filled in a lot of things that the author left unspoken,because he was /5(5).

Get this from a library. Herodotus, the father of history. [Elizabeth Vandiver; Teaching Company.] -- An introduction to the work of Herodotus, the first Greek historian. Considers Herodotus' work in its cultural context, both as history and as literature.

If you are new to Professor Vandiver or The Teaching Company, however, this course is still a great investment in learning. These lectures introduce you to the book-Herodotus's only known work-that came out of these ""inquiries."" (The title Histories, by the way, is a now-common mistranslation of the original title, as Professor Vandiver.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Herodotus books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Herodotus' account of Egypt is extremely rich and detailed, covering the geography, customs, history, and marvels of the country. Any one of those topics, could easily fill out this entire lecture, so what we'll do is try to just give a sampling of the different kinds of information Herodotus gives about Egypt and the different ways he.

Ἰστορίαι = The Histories, Herodotus The Histories of Herodotus is the founding work of history in Western literature.

Written in BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Western Asia, Northern Africa and Greece at that time.4/5. The Teaching Company Limited Partnership 13 Recommended Reading Boardman J from HISTORY at Kenyatta University.

BOOK I. THE FIRST BOOK OF THE HISTORIES, CALLED CLIO This is the Showing forth of the Inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassos, to the end that 1 neither the deeds of men may be forgotten by lapse of time, nor the works 2 great and marvellous, which have been produced some by Hellenes and some by Barbarians, may lose their renown; and especially that the causes may be remembered for which.

Alphabetical list of every Teaching Company course ever produced (different editions are marked by number or new course title if changed) ===== 20th Century American Fiction Abraham Lincoln - In His Own Words Aeneid of Virgil After the New Testament - The Writings of the Apostolic Fathers.

Herodotus: The History (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Herodotus: The History you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners.

Recommended By. Ancient History Encyclopedia Limited is a non-profit company registered in the. Herodotus Part I: the Father of History (Audiobook CD): Vandiver, Elizabeth: An introduction to the work of Herodotus, the first Greek historian.

Considers Herodotus' work in. This is booklet is designed for student studying Classics, in particularly Histories by Herodotus. This booklet is a 31 page comprehension guide that is designed for students to fill in as they read book 7. It will then act as a revision guide at the time of their exams.

The history of Herodotus - Volume 1 Herodotus. History/Biographies; ratings. Book Overview: The Histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus is considered the first work of history in Western literature. Written about BC, the Histories tell the story of the war between the Persian Empire and the Greek city-states in the 5th century BC /5().

PDF Download History of Science CDs The Teaching Company The Great Courses Download Full Ebook.Herodotus: The Father of History. A New Way of Seeing the Past. Given the number and the superb quality of the courses on classical literature that Professor Elizabeth Vandiver has contributed to The Great Courses, we knew that we had to bring her into our studio to lecture on Rating: % positive.