American Journal Of Philology
The "Histories" of Herodotus is analyzed in terms of performance rather than as a text to be read. Herodotus' discourse appears composed of different types of sentences or groups of sentences, which can be classified in terms of their different performative roles and force.
Rosaria Vignolo Munson.
"Herodotus Use Of Prospective Sentences And The Story Of Rhampsinitus And The Thief In The "Histories"".
American Journal Of Philology.