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Herodotus , John M. Marincola , Aubrey de Sélincourt
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Herodotus of Halicarnassus here displays his inquiry, so that human achievements may not become forgotten in time, and great and marvellous deeds - some displayed by Greeks, some by barbarians - may not be without their glory; and especially to show why the two peoples fought with each other.1 Read the first page
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