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7.120 Someone remarked at the time that the people of Abdera, who had hosted Xerxes, should be thankful the king only ate once a day.

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A Guided Tour through the Wild Boars, Dancing Suitors,
and Crazy Tyrants of The History
By Debra Hamel
"Hamel presents Herodotus and his material in an original, illuminating, and entertaining way. By leading the reader through Herodotus’s text from beginning to end, the book provides an accessible introduction both to Herodotus and to an exciting period of Greek history, which culminates in the Persian Wars."
-- Timothy E. Duff, University of Reading   

"Tweeting Herodotus, or recasting The History for the digital age"

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Herodotus Timemap (see for maps)

Macaulay's trans. with facing Greek

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