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1. Comparative view of the present and the past periods.-2. Distinctive
characteristics of the Attic period. The Athenians deficient in the
HERODOTUS: HIS WORK, AND ITS MATERIALS.
1. Epitome of the text. - 2. Research of Herodotus. How to be cri.
tically estimated. Definition of the Greek term 'loropin, History.
Different kinds of historical evidence. — 3. Period of history treated
by Herodotus. His neglect of the mythical age. His historical sources.
-4. Previous historians. Hecatæus. Xanthus. — 5. Charon of Lamp-
Hippys. Antiochus. Stesimbrotus.
phers.—6. Monumental records. Oral testimony.—7. Mythical legend,
rules for appreciating its historical value. - 8. Application of those