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Barthold Georg Niebuhr


(1776 - 1831)

Barthold Georg Niebuhr

Barthold Georg Niebuhr was a Danish-German statesman, banker, and historian. He became Germany’s leading historian of Ancient Rome and a founding father of modern scholarly historiography.


The Greek Heroes (1903)

Includes the well-known Greek tales of Jason and the Argonauts, Hercules, Heraclidae, Perseus and Theseus. Read online at Hathitrust. The color plates are lacking in this scan.

Author(s): Barthold Georg Niebuhr
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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