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Discussion Questions for Herodotus Books 8 & 9

Dear fellow Herodoteans, Here are some discussion questions to help you think through Books 8 & 9. Enjoy! Sincerely, Andre 1. In Book 8.40-65, Herodotus narrates the momentous conference of Greek leaders – the Salamis conference – as they debate w… Continue reading

11. December 2012 by astipanovic
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Discussion Questions for Herodotus Books 6 & 7

Dear fellow Herodoteans, Here are some discussion questions to help you think through Books 6 & 7. Exciting stuff here. Sincerely, Andre Herodotus Book Six Discussion Questions 1. In Book VI ch. 30, Histiaeus’ end at the hands of Artaphrenes and H… Continue reading

13. November 2012 by astipanovic
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Discussion Questions for Herodotus Books 4 & 5

Dear Herodotus Readers, As you continue to read through The Histories, use these questions as benchmarks to keep you thinking critically through Books 4 & 5. Send any other questions you come up with out to us! Andre Books 4 & 5 Discussion Questio… Continue reading

16. October 2012 by astipanovic
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Look for the ‘history’

Dear fellow Herodotus readers, Herodotus was not the first person to write about past events; he was not even the first Greek to write about past events. However, he seems to be the first to write “historia” (i.e. “researches”) that went beyond a … Continue reading

06. September 2012 by astipanovic
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Herodotus Discussion Questions for Books 8 & 9

Hi fellow readers, Here are the discussion questions for the final two books of Herodotus. Enjoy the read and blog your thoughts or email the group with your questions. Sincerely, Andre 1. In Book 8.40-65, Herodotus narrates the momentous conferen… Continue reading

09. March 2011 by astipanovic
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Herodotus Book 7 tonight

The Reading Odyssey’s global Herodotus groups meet tonight via conference call to discuss Book 7. Discussion & Study Guide Questions Question #1 The decision for the Persians to invade Greece is a highly significant one. Starting in Book 7, chapte… Continue reading

07. March 2011 by Phil Terry
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Herodotus Book 7 Discussion Questions

Dear fellow Herodotus readers, Please feel free to use these questions to guide you through your reading. We will use these questions as jump-off points for our next discussion scheduled for Mon March 7, 2011. Sincerely, Andre Stipanovic Question … Continue reading

10. February 2011 by astipanovic
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Herodotus Book 6 Discussion Questions

Dear fellow readers, Here are the discussion questions for Book 6, which you can use to help stimulate your thinking as you read for our next discussion (scheduled for Mon Feb 7. As you can see in our questions below, Book 6 presents many interest… Continue reading

12. January 2011 by astipanovic
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Herodotus Books 4 & 5 Discussion Questions

Dear fellow Herodotus readers, I am thoroughly enjoying the accounts of Persian expansion and contact with the Greeks in Book 4. Book 5 has the special treat of describing the birth of democracy in Athens, somehow ironically nurtured in part by su… Continue reading

15. December 2010 by astipanovic
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Herodotus Books 2 & 3 Discussion Questions

Dear fellow Herodotus readers, Happy belated Thanksgiving to you all. I hope your reading is coming along well. Here are the discussion questions again for you to ponder as we get ready for our next discussion scheduled for Monday December 6 @8pm … Continue reading

29. November 2010 by Arrian
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