THE ECLIPSE OF XERXES IN HERODOTUS 7.37: LUX A NON OBSCURANDO*

@article{Glover2014THEEO,
  title={THE ECLIPSE OF XERXES IN HERODOTUS 7.37: LUX A NON OBSCURANDO*},
  author={E. Glover},
  journal={The Classical Quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={64},
  pages={471 - 492}
}
  • E. Glover
  • Published 2014
  • Philosophy
  • The Classical Quarterly
Reports of lunar and solar eclipses are of interest to students of both history and the history of science. Used with care, they can anchor significant historical events in time. Greek literature, like that of other civilizations, has its fair share of such reports. Often they motivate the actions of characters or expose aspects of belief. Sometimes they shed light on the assumptions of the writer. There are three places in the Histories of Herodotus where the author mentions darkenings of the… Expand
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