The Way of Herodotus

The Way of Herodotus

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Intrepid travel historian Justin Marozzi retraces the footsteps of Herodotus through the Mediterranean and Middle East, examining Herodotusa€™s 2, 500-year-old observations about the cultures and places he visited and finding echoes of his legacy reverberating to this day. The Way of Herodotus is a lively yet thought-provoking excursion into the world of Herodotus, with the man who invented history ever present, guiding the narrative with his discursive spirit.... logs of Egyptian ebony, ostrich shells, elephant tusks, hippopotamus teeth, tortoise shells with which to make musical ... Middle-class girls might have had to settle for something a little more modest, silver bangles, rings of shell inset withanbsp;...

Title:The Way of Herodotus
Author:Justin Marozzi
Publisher:Da Capo Press - 2010-01-12


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