December 27, 2016

Herodotus, the Man Who Invented History

In the 5th century B.C. Herodotus set off on an ambitious mission to record the glorious achievements and remarkable events of the past so that these things wouldn’t be forgotten. He declares at the start of the Histories: “Herodotus of Halicarnassos here displays his inquiry, so that human achievements may...

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