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Notes 10-3-2007 Hints that things aren’t going to turn out well o P.451 Athenians are going to win When Athenians decided to join Greeks, they riled up all of Greece and defended against invader of country Herodotus sides with Greeks Book centers around Greeks, even with the distinction of Greeks vs. non-Greeks Discusses importance of non-Greeks only in relation to Greeks o P. 179,201 Ethiopian invasion (179) Spies report enrages Cambyses and he irrationally invades without Greeks We know it will fail Magi conspire but get slaughtered and we knew that it would fail (201) o P. 414 Artabanus puts on Xerxes’ clothes to get same dream Dream tells him that they cant escape the inevitable Do they have to stay because its fated? God’s, Fate, and Choices o Gyges’ story 4 th generation wasn’t fated to die until a choice was made o Oracles People almost always misinterpret them What they predict usually happens
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