Picking Apart the Words of Herodotus: Was He a Father of Histories or Lies?

Published: 5/11/2017
Picking Apart the Words of Herodotus: Was He a Father of Histories or Lies?
Source: WWW.ANCIENT-ORIGINS.NET

Herodotus was an ancient Greek writer who lived during the 5th century BC. He was born in what is today Turkey. The only piece of work known to have been produced by Herodotus is The Histories. Nevertheless, this was a revolutionary text, and as a result, it earned Herodotus his place in history. For some, The Histories marks the beginning of historical writing, and hence the title ‘Father of Hist

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