afterwards by Inaros the son of Psammetichos, a Libyan. 8. Xerxes
Note: How does Xerxes come across in his aims?
themselves are hardest to overcome, and here to make their trial.
Note: Is Herodotus suggesting cowardice on the part of Mardonios?
for God is wont to cut short all those things which stand out above the rest.
Note: Again, a thesis?
Cyrus the son of Cambyses subdued all Ionia except the Athenians, so that it was tributary to the Persians.
Note: What does this say about the Greeks?