Literary Record Details

Author: HERODOTUS Hist.

Opus: Historiae
Reference: Hdt.4.94.2

Period: Early Classical

Genre: prose
Subgenre: historiography
Gender: m
Context: human sacrifice

Greek Text: διὰ πεντετηρίδος τε τὸν πάλῳ λαχόντα αἰεὶ σφέων αὐτῶν ἀποπέμπουσι ἄγγελον παρὰ τὸν Σάλμοξιν

English Text: Once every five years they choose one of their people by lot and send him as a messenger to Salmoxis

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Kleros 454, Hdt.4.94.2