The Landmark Ancient Histories
In Print
Whether you’re a classics scholar or a beginning student,
the Landmark editions will help you navigate these ancient
texts with new understanding. From the travels of
Herodotus, the “father of history,” the events of the
Peloponnesian War according to Thucydides and
Xenophon, to the far-reaching campaigns of Alexander the
Great, explore the ancient world with the contextual tools
you need to more fully
comprehend events and people of
centuries ago.
     The Landmark Ancient
Histories feature contemporary
translations of classic historians’
writings supported with
extensive customized maps, illustrations, and annotations.
Marginal notes, dates, and locations are placed side by side
with the manuscript in a clear page format to help keep
you oriented. Introductions and appendices written by
some of today’s leading scholars give insight into politics,
culture, warfare, and other subjects pertinent to the
ancient texts. Encyclopedic indexes provide cross-
references to themes and events throughout the
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“[The Landmark Herodotus is] the most densely annotated, richly
illustrated, and user-friendly edition of his histories ever to appear.”
      —Daniel Mendelsohn, The New Yorker
Copyright © 2010 by Robert B. Strassler
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