Black doves speak: Herodotus and the languages of Barbarians

"In Greek thought barbaroi are utterers of unintelligible or inarticulate sounds. What importance does the text of Herodotus's Histories attribute to language as a criterion of ethnic identity? The answer to this question illuminates the empirical foundations of Herodotus's pluralisti...

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Main Author: Munson, Rosaria Vignolo.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Washington, DC : Cambridge, Mass. : Center for Hellenic Studies ; 2005.
Distributed by Harvard University Press,
Series: Hellenic studies ; 9.