Essays on Herodotus

Herodotus’s History and Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian War Report

Type of paper: Report

Topic: History, Herodotus, War, Athens

Pages: 3

Words: 825

Published: 2019/10/11


The father of history’ of history as called him, Herodotus was an ancient writer who was among the pioneers towards the approach of the reporting of history in skeptical and more logical way. He endeavored to identify myths and events as well as separate them and after identifying his sources, made points out of them by realizing his trust or not realizing. His article the ‘Histories’ is among the widely read accounts of ancient realities, legends and in particular, among the ancient Greece’s Persian invasion.