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Homework for Wednesday, October 14th

October 10, 2015

Read the second part of “On Babylon”. Take notes and be prepared to answer questions on the following subjects:

1. Cyrus’ treatment of the Gyndes. What does it say about Persian cosmogony?
2. Siege warfare
3. Cyrus’ invasion plan for Babylon
4. Babylonian agriculture, trading system, dress, marriage, and medicine.
5. What do you make of the last custom addressed by Herodotus?

Herodotus On Babylon Part II

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