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READ Ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub Í Herodotus FREE READ ½ The Madness of Cambyses Herodotus Í 9 FREE READ 'Do you see your son standing over there in the antechamber Well I am going to shoot him' The story of the great and mad Cambyses King of Persia told by part historian part mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus Introducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin's 80th. I love Herodotus Histories I see him as one of the greatest historians of all time but this translation is so poor I could not find a way to redeem it For a complete work and a better translation look for the Aubrey de S lincourt copy I gave that five fantastic stars This is the story of the king of Persia Cambyses but again because of the poor translation I was not able to enjoy the madness suppposed to be shown at all L'arbre aux sept vies. : Les sept fils de Philémon part historian 名探偵コナン 28 Detective Conan #28 part mythmaker Herodotus of Halicarnassus Introducing Little Black Classics 80 books for Penguin's 80th. I love Herodotus Histories I see him as one of the greatest historians of all time but this translation is so Cabin Boys poor I could not find a way to redeem it For a complete work and a better translation look for the Aubrey de S lincourt copy I gave that five fantastic stars This is the story of the king of Persia Cambyses but again because of the Yom Kippur as Manifest in an Approaching Dorsal Fin poor translation I was not able to enjoy the madness suppposed to be shown at all

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READ Ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub Í Herodotus FREE READ ½ The Madness of Cambyses Herodotus Í 9 FREE READ Birthday Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics with books from around the world and across many centuries They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan from Tierra del Fuego to 16th cent. An excerpt or excerpts from Heodotus The Histories all pertaining to Cambyses the mad Persian KingIt is a readable but slightly awkward collection Many Greek and Persian names and many Greek people and peoples make for a somewhat confusing narrativeAs is typical with the words of oracles things seldom work out the way they are expected to and the making of plans to avoid outcomes after the advice of an oracle often what leads to words of the oracle coming to passClearly mad and seldom with regret for his hasty decisions usually involving the deaths of those closest or most faithful to him Cambyses in a moment of clarity just prior to his death figures out where he jumped to the wrong conclusion and set in motion his own downfallAs I said above readable but a bit awkward As usual with a historic work hard to tell how big a part the translation and the selection of excerpts effects the original work Three stars for me A Patriot's History of the United States From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror pertaining to Cambyses the mad Persian KingIt is a readable but slightly awkward collection Many Greek and Persian names and many Greek Witness to War The Civil War 1861 1865 Witness to War people and Annie peoples make for a somewhat confusing narrativeAs is typical with the words of oracles things seldom work out the way they are expected to and the making of Back Alley Slut plans to avoid outcomes after the advice of an oracle often what leads to words of the oracle coming to The Collected Works of DrPatrick Carnes passClearly mad and seldom with regret for his hasty decisions usually involving the deaths of those closest or most faithful to him Cambyses in a moment of clarity just Revolution in Manufacturing Single minute Exchange of Die System prior to his death figures out where he jumped to the wrong conclusion and set in motion his own downfallAs I said above readable but a bit awkward As usual with a historic work hard to tell how big a Longing Orgasmic Texas Dawn #2 part the translation and the selection of excerpts effects the original work Three stars for me

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READ Ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub Í Herodotus FREE READ ½ The Madness of Cambyses Herodotus Í 9 FREE READ Ury California and the Russian steppe Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions Herodotus c484 425 BCE Herodotus's The Histories is also available in Penguin Classics. This was an incredibly interesting story of irony following The Madness of Cambyses the King of Persia although it took an incredibly amount of unnecessary twists and turns of other related but unnecessary stories in this tiny tale L'arbre aux sept vies. : Les sept fils de Philémon poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions Herodotus c484 425 BCE Herodotus's The Histories is also available in Penguin Classics. This was an incredibly interesting story of irony following The Madness of Cambyses the King of Persia although it took an incredibly amount of unnecessary twists and turns of other related but unnecessary stories in this tiny tale


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  1. says: Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses]

    Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] I love Herodotus' Histories I see him as one of the greatest historians of all time but this translation is so poor I could not find a way to redeem it For a complete work and a better translation look for the Aubrey de Sélincourt copy I gave that five fantastic stars This is the story of the king of Persia Cambyses but again because of the poor translation I was not able to enjoy the madness suppposed to be shown at all

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    Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] This was such a fun readThe book was only about 50 pages long but at the beginning I had a hard time getting through it with all the names of different people and places After that beginning it was wonderful though I love the stories about the Persian kings and in general stories about the ancient worldCambyses is a complete nut job who is so self obsessed that he believes people are celebrating his lost batt

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    Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] The Madness of Cambyses is a translation of the Greek work on the Persian king Cambyses II Son of Cyrus the GreatHe was considered a mad king for his almost insane and extreme ways He would kill anyone who crossed his path or some muc

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    Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] This is a weird mixture of historical fact and mythological fiction about Cambyses a crazy Persian king There’s a hell of a lot of death and destruction and you get the vibe that nobody was safe

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    Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] If you like your history straightforward and decisive Herodotus probably won't be your cup of tea If however you are fine with a leisurely meander full of odd digressions and random facts and if like me you are delighted with a storytellerhistorian who says things like “Now I don't actually think this is tru

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    REVIEW The Madness of Cambyses Herodotus Í 9 FREE READ Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] An excerpt or excerpts from Heodotus' The Histories all pertaining to Cambyses the mad Persian KingIt is a readable but slightly awkward collection Many Greek and Persian names and many Greek people and peoples make for a somewhat confusing

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    READ Ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub Í Herodotus Herodotus Í 9 FREE READ REVIEW The Madness of Cambyses In comparison to some of the other Little Black Classics disasters I’ve encountered I fairly enjoyed this oneThe mad king of Persia and his manic actions make for an interesting read particularly the steps he takes in r

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    REVIEW The Madness of Cambyses Herodotus Í 9 FREE READ READ Ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub Í Herodotus This is how to do a good translation in this modern age unlike O Cruel Alexis see reviewHere we have the use of varied modern words to give meaning and context no slang or the tranlators own re wording of the text to suit himselfThis is how it's done classic stories told in a neat and clean presentation

  9. says: Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses]

    Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] This was an incredibly interesting story of irony following 'The Madness of Cambyses' the King of Persia although it took an incredibly amount of unnecessary twists and turns of other related but unnecessary stories in th

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    Pdf/E–book [The Madness of Cambyses] Brilliant Kinda wanna read the Histories

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  • Paperback
  • 55
  • The Madness of Cambyses
  • Herodotus
  • English
  • 22 April 2018
  • 9780141398778