'"Brill's Companion to Herodotus is a very big book and it is also very good bookThe editors of Brill's Companion to Herodotus and their colleagues have provided a lucid and comprehensive guide to contemporary scholarship on Herodotus.' Stanley M. Burstein, "BMCR, 2003.
About the Author
Egbert J. Bakker is Professor of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin. He has published Poetry in Speech: Orality and Homeric Discourse (Cornell 1997) and is currently preparing a book on problems of time from Homer to Herodotus. Irene J.F. de Jong is Academy Professor of Classical Greek Literature at the University of Amsterdam. She has published on drama and Homer, most recently A Narratological Commentary on the Odyssey (Cambridge 2001). She is currently editing a History of Ancient Greek Narrative. Hans van Wees is Reader in Ancient Greek History at University College London. He is the author of a book on Homeric society and editor of Archaic Greece: New Approaches and New Evidence (1998) and War and Violence in Ancient Greece (2000).