The Essential Herodotus

William A. Johnson
Oxford University Press
(2016)

The Essential Herodotus

Translation, Introduction, and Annotations by William A. Johnson

  • Brings together, for the first time, the essential selections from the West's first historian
  • New, clear, and lively translations preserve the charm of the original Greek
  • Notes and annotations provide helpful context for understanding passages
  • Thirty-two photos and more than fifty maps and diagrams enhance the original texts
  • A list of central characters, a time line, and an index of place names enhance the book's utility
  • The book's compact format makes it ideal for students and general readers