1899. This book includes a critical and biographical introduction by Basil L Gildersleeve and illustrations. The father of history as Cicero called him, and a writer possessed of remarkable narrative gifts, enormous scope, and considerable charm, Herodotus has always been beloved by readers well versed in the classics. Contents of this book are: Clio; Euterpe; Thalia; Melpomene; Terpsichore; Erato; Polymnia; Urania; and Calliope. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.