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H E RODO TU S.

TRANSLATED BY

THE REV. WILLIAM BELOE.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

PRINTED BY A. J. VALPY, M. A.

HENRY COLBURN AND RICHARD BENTLEY,

NEW BURLINGTON STREET.

1830.

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"To Herodotus we are indebted for what we know of the ancient dynasties of the Medes, Persians, Phænicians, Lydians, Greeks, Egyptians, and Scythians.—He is an imitator of Homer, whom he resembles in copiousness of invention, and elegance of phrase; in sweetness, ease, and perspicuity. --Cicero says that he was an oratorical, as well as a poetical historian, and that no eloquence ever pleased him like his.'ROBINSON'S ANTIQUITIES OF GREECE.

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