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  • Information-gathering and the strategic use of culture in Herodotus 

    Fabule, Deborah Kory (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2011-03)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The main purpose of this thesis is to examine examples of information-gathering and political intelligence in Herodotus' Histories. In Herodotus' account, dialogues, anecdotes, and even inserted authorial ...