Monthly Archives: September 2013

Herodoti Libri Clius Initium

The opening sentence of the first book of Herodotus—the first book named after the Muse Clio—from Valla’s 1542 Latin translation. Herodoti Halicarnassei historiae explicatio haec est, ut neque ea quae gesta sunt, ex rebus humanis obliterentur ex aevo, neque ingentia & admiranda opera, vel a Graecis edita, vel a Barbaris, gloria fraudentur, cum alia, tum […]