The Way of Herodotus by Justin Marozzi
Travels with the Man Who Invented History

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Intrepid travel historian Justin Marozzi retraces the footsteps of Herodotus through the Mediterranean and Middle East, examining Herodotus’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.
 

About Justin Marozzi

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Justin Marozzi is a contributing editor of the ‘Spectator’. He also writes for the ‘Economist’ and is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4 and the World Service. He read History at Cambridge and has an MA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. This is his first book.
 
Published February 2, 2010 by Da Capo Press. 373 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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A British travel writer follows Herodotus around the ancient world.

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Herodotus's "Histories" opens with the following Homeric overture, from the Purvis translation: "Herodotus of Halicarnassus here presents his research so that human events do not fade with time.

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