Author Archives: Daniel Mitchell

Thracians, Getians, Paionians, and others: Herodotos (mid-fifth century BCE)

Kimmerians and Kolchians: Herodotos on other Pontic peoples (mid-fifth century BCE)

Babylonians and Assyrians: Herodotos on legendary queens and outstanding customs (mid-fifth century BCE)

Scythians and other Pontic peoples: Herodotos on the “most ignorant peoples of all” (fifth century BCE)

Parthians, Celts and Iberians or Germans: Scenes on the breastplate of the “Augustus of Prima Porta” (early first century CE)

Libyans: Herodotos on customs and colonization (fifth century BCE)

Egyptians: Herodotos on customs and legendary kings (fifth century BCE)