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6.48 Darius sent heralds throughout Greece to demand earth & water. He sent others to his coastal cities bidding them to construct warships.

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READING HERODOTUS
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   






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