This is the display of the inquiry of Herodotus of Halicarnassus, so that the things done by man not be forgotten in time, and that great and marvelous deeds, some displayed by the Hellenes, some by the barbarians, not lose their glory, including among others what was the cause of their waging war on each other.
The Achaemenid Persian Empire on the eve of Xerxes' invasion of Greece
Prologue: Marathon to Tegea
Chapter 1: Wrapping Up
Chapter 2: Capitals and Tribute
Chapter 3: Taking Stock