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Herodotus’s Political Ecologies

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018


...Rule by the majority on the other hand, bears that fairest of all titles: ‘Equality before the law’. Not only that, but it has this second quality: it gives rise to none of the actions which a monarch characteristically takes. Those...

Herodotus, Histories

John Claughton

John Claughton is a former Chief Master at King Edward’s School, Birmingham, United Kingdom Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Texts in Context

...Introduction Ἡροδότου Ἁλικαρνησσέος ἱστορίης ἀπόδεξις ἥδε. These five Greek words (“Of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, this is the account of his enquiry”) are some of the most important written in ancient Greek, giving us the first appearance...