Questions tagged [herodotus]

Questions about the works of the ancient Greek historian Herodotus (c. 484 – c. 425 BC), who is best known for his work 'The Histories'. Use this tag with the tag [greek-literature].

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Where does Tomyris promise to retreat?

I'm trying to understand this passage in Herodotus's Histories (Book 1 chapter 208): So these opinions contended; and Cyrus set aside his former plan and chose that of Croesus; wherefore he bade ...