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The Landmark Ancient Histories
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Forthcoming
“[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
In Print
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Reviews and Links
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THE LANDMARK ARRIAN
Reviews
The New Criterion, “Ancient Ancient History,” Victor Davis Hanson,
3.2011

The New York Times, “Paths of Glory,” Steve Coates, 2.27.2011
ricochet.com, “Robert Strassler Strikes Again,” Paul A. Rahe, 1.17.2011
The Wall Street Journal, “The Greatest of Them All,” 1.15.2011
The National, “Alexander the Great’s Escapades,” 12.3.2010
Blogs/Discussions
Forbes, “Two Great Historians On Alexander the Great,”
Conversations between James Romm and Paul Cartledge
Reading Groups   Reading Odyssey
Publisher’s Web Site  Random House (Pantheon/Anchor)

The LANDMARK HERODOTUS
Reviews
Forbes, “Homemade Herodotus,” Bruce Upbin, 1.29.07
Forbes, “Mixed Media: The Landmark Herodotus,” Thomas Jackson,
10.11.07
The New Yorker, “Arms and the Man: What was Herodotus Trying to
Tell Us?” Daniel Mendelsohn, 4.28.2008
The New York Review of Books, “The Great Marathon Man,” Peter
Green, 5.15.2008
The New York Times, “Herodotus Now: ‘Omnivorous Curiosity’ and
Double Vision,” Edward Rothstein, 12.10.2007
The New York Sun, “Father of History,” Brendan Boyle, 10.31.2007
The Wall Street Journal, “Robert Strassler on Herodotus and Ancient
Greece’s Influence,” Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg, 12.22.2007
The Claremont Institute, “Rediscovering Herodotus,” Paul A. Rahe,
8.11.2009
www.PopMatters, “The Landmark Herodotus,” Michael Patrick
Brady, 8.12.2009
Various readers’ reviews at www.librarything.com:
http://www.librarything.com/work/6684358
Open Letters Monthly, “Landfall at Last,” Panagiotis Polichronakis,
12.2007
Audio and Video
The New York Society Library, Robert B. Strassler Speaks about The
Landmark Herodotus
and The Landmark Xenophon’ Hellenika,
11.2009, streaming video and audio download, 2:10, also on
YouTube
National Public Radio, “Herodotus and History,” Interview with
Robert B. Strassler, 1.2008

Blogs/Discussions   Reading Odyssey
Publisher’s Web Site  Random House (Pantheon/Anchor)

THE LANDMARK THUCYDIDES
Reviews
Bryn Mawr Classical Review, Tim Rood, 8.14.2007
The Classical Review, Volume 50, Issue 02, Cambridge Journals
(by subscription only), N. K. Rutter, 4.12.2006
Michigan War Studies Review, Reinaldo B. Pérez, 6.1.2007
Various reader’s comments at www.goodreads.com
Blogs/Discussions   Reading Odyssey
Publisher’s Web Site   Simon & Schuster (The Free
Press/Touchstone)

THE LANDMARK XENOPHON’s HELLENIKA
Reviews
The New York Review of Books, “From the Craze of Achilles to the
Wisdom of Xenophon,” G. W. Bowersock, 4.29.2010
Decatur Daily, “‘Hellenika’ a delight for history buffs,” Ronald H.
Fritze, 3.21.10

Blogs/Discussions   Reading Odyssey
Publisher’s Web Site  Random House (Pantheon/Anchor)
The Landmark Editions
Talk by Robert B. Strassler on  
Herodotus and Xenophon at
The New York Society Library,
available as streaming video or
audio download.
Also on



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Credits

Art Direction & Design
Books & Web site
Kim Llewellyn Design

Maps & Diagrams
Jonathan Wyss & Kelly
Sandefer, Beehive Mapping

Art Research
Ingrid MacGillis

Indexes
Margot Levy
Chris Carruth (Arrian)
Cohen Carruth, Inc.

Copyediting
Candy Gianetti
Chris Jerome
Anita Gates
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