General Discussion: Herodutus, is he the father of History

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stormkaiser Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:46:59 -0500 CDT

I would agree that he is probably the origianl GREEK historian. Thu, 4 Dec 2008 15:49:20 -0600 CST

I'd say that Herodotus is "Father of Tabloid History", he enjoys a good story and rarely lets facts get in the way of one. I'd say Thucydides and his "History of the Peloponesian War" is the true father of history, but I doubt he could have done the work he did without Herodotus' "The Histories" as a precursor.

christos1 Mon, 26 Nov 2007 08:55:24 -0600 CST

"Men trust their ears less than their eyes." - The Histories

mario Fri, 23 Nov 2007 12:45:38 -0600 CST

No he is not

mario Fri, 23 Nov 2007 12:44:37 -0600 CST

The Ancient travller

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