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CG311 Greek Prose: Herodotus' Histories

Prof. Michael Arnush Ladd 209 x5462
marnush@skidmore.edu Hours: MF 12-1
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TEXTS: PURCHASE FOUR  
Nagy, B.
Herodotus Reader: Annotated Passages from Books I-IX of the Histories. Focus, 2011 (text in Greek)
Strassler, R., ed.
The Landmark Herodotus. Pantheon, 2007 (text in English)
Dewald, C., ed.
Cambridge Companion to Herodotus. Cambridge, 2007 (compendium of scholarship)
Liddell & Scott
An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford, 1986 ("the middle Liddell," the best everyday dictionary for ancient Greek students).
     
LIBRARY MATERIALS AND ONE RECOMMENDED PURCHASE
OCT Herodotus
Historiae. Ed. C. Hude. 3rd ed. 2 vols. Oxford, 1990 repr. (the definitive edition of Herodotus in Greek, in Scribner Library: PA4002 .A2 1927)
Powell Powell, J.E.
A Lexicon to Herodotus. Olms, 1977 (a dictionary specifically for Herodotus' Histories, in reserve section of Scribner Library: PA4007 .Z8 1977).
Smyth, H.W.
Greek Grammar. Cambridge, 1976 (PA254 S6 1956) (recommended purchase: definitive study of Greek grammar, available on-line at Perseus (though not user-friendly) or for purchase in paperback from Amazon.com for $30)