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Herodotean Inquiries

by S. Benardete

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT),
  • General,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / General,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Japanese

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9723510M
    ISBN 109024700159
    ISBN 109789024700158
    OCLC/WorldCa438691221

    One can still learn a great deal from John L. Myers's Herodotus, Father of History (); Seth Benardete's Herodotean Inquiries () is penetrating, if difficult of access; and there is much of value in the books by scholars such as Henry Immerwahr, François Hartog, Stewart Flory, Ann Ward, and Rosalind Thomas (to name just a few).   As a member of the Society of Junior Fellows at Harvard (–60), Benardete wrote his first book, Herodotean Inquiries, as well as his influential essay on Sophocles’ Oedipus, which became the first of his many powerful studies of Greek tragedy. During those years Benardete met and married Jane Johnson, who had received her Ph.D. from.

      21 discussion posts. Thomas said: After losing the battle of Salamis, Mardonios and the remaining Persian land force intend to conquer Greece without Xer.   Benardete, S. () Herodotean Inquiries (The Hague) Cheshire, K. () ‘The semantic differences of ἀνάγκη and ἀναγκαίη in Homer and Herodotus’, Paper delivered at the APA meeting in ChicagoCited by: 4.

    I argue first that the tale of Darius's inquiry concerning the Paeonian wonder-woman () is a paradigmatic Herodotean treatment of kingly inquiry in the way the historian both identifies. used books, rare books and new books More editions of Herodotean Inquiries: Herodotean Inquiries: ISBN () Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and .


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Herodotean Inquiries by S. Benardete Download PDF EPUB FB2

Herodotean Inquiries 1st Edition by Seth Benardete (Author)5/5(3). From the publisher: Herodotus’ Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy. Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be understood apart from philosophy.

Here an attempt is made to uncover Herodotus’ plan and intention and to link them with their philosophic roots. About this book Herodotus has so often been called, since ancient times, the father of history that this title has blinded us to the question: Was the father of history an historian.

Everyone knows that the Greek word from which 'history' is derived always means inquiry in Herodotus. Herodotean Inquiries Benardete, Seth. Now available for the first time in a quality paperbound edition, Herodotean Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy.

Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be. "Herodotus' Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy. Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be understood apart from philosophy.

Here an attempt is made to uncover Herodotus' plan and intention and to link them with their philosophic roots."--Jacket. I think Benardete understood exactly Herodotus' thinking and his method can be practise exactly in each of the Books of Herodotus' histories with great results.

4 people found this helpful Helpful5/5. Herodotus' Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy. Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be understood apart from philosophy. Here an attempt is made to uncover Herodotus /5(10).

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Benardete, Seth. Herodotean inquiries.

The Hague, Martinus Nijhoff, [] (OCoLC) Herodotus' Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy.

Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be understood apart from philosophy. Here an attempt is made to uncover Herodotus' plan and intention and to link them with their philosophic roots.

Herodotean Inquiries Paperback – Aug. 10 by Seth Benardete (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ 5/5(3).

Seth Benardete’s work is a must-read for anyone interested in Herodotus. From the Publisher: Herodotus’ Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy. Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be. His inquiries partly result in the presentation of events that are now called 'historical'; but other parts of his inquiry would now belong to the province of the anthro­ pologist or geographer.

Herodotus does not recognize these fields as distinct; they all belong equally to the subject of his inquiry. His inquiries partly result in the presentation of events that are now called 'historical'; but other parts of his inquiry would now belong to the province of the anthro­ pologist or : Springer Netherlands.

In Book One, passages 23 Herodotus relates the story of Arion, the renowned harp player, "second to no man living at that time," who was saved by a dolphin. Herodotus prefaces the story by noting that "a very wonderful thing is said to have happened," and alleges its veracity by adding that the "Corinthians and the Lesbians agree in their account of the matter."Notable work: The Histories.

In Septemberafter reading C.S. Lewis’s The Screwtape Letters in Italian, Fr. (now St.) The first document enacted by the Second Vatican Council was its Constitution on the Sacred First published inthis contribution to political thought is a statement of the traditional Pages: Book 8. This is a serialized close English translation of the ancient Greek historical narrative by the fifth century BCE thinker, Herodotus of Halicarnassus.

First draft is now complete; revisions are forthcoming. Acknowledgement: This work has been summarized using the University of Chicago edition transl.

David Grene Numbers provided in square brackets or parentheses refer to the page numbers in this edition. Overall Impression: This is a thoroghly enjoyable and entertaining book, a "must" read in the Western canon.I also recommend the excellent introduction and the translation provided by David.

Herodotean Inquiries. Now available for the first time in a quality paperbound edition,Herodotean Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy. Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be understood apart from philosophy.

Herodotean Inquiries Herodotus= Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete documentfor pre-Socratic philosophy. Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and intention cannot be understood apart from : St. Augustine's Press. Invited to join the Society of Junior Fellows, Benardete went on to Harvard (), where he wrote his first book, Herodotean Inquiries, as well as his influential essay on Sophocles’ Oedipus, which became the first of many powerful studies of Greek tragedy.

During those years Benardete met and married Jane, who had received her Ph.D. from. This article seeks evidence of Herodotus's conception of his historical enterprise in the recurring scenes in which he portrays barbarian kings as inquirers and investigators.From the Publisher: Herodotus’ Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy.

Without being a work of philosophy, its plan More.From the publisher: Herodotus’ Inquiries should be regarded as our best and most complete document for pre-Socratic philosophy.

Without being a work of philosophy, its plan and More.