Herodotus is often called the “Father of History.” How would you describe his history of the Persian War

After reading the assigned text, please choose one of the following questions and comment on it in a 500 to 1500 word essay. Your response must include a thesis statement in the first paragraph. Turn in a hard copy, double-spaced with your name, class, and reading response question number listed in the top right corner of the first page. Be prepared to share in class.

 

  1. Herodotus is often called the “Father of History.” How would you describe his history of the Persian War? Comment on his style, his treatment of the subject matter (is it objective, fair, trustworthy, etc.). Is he a proper historian in your opinion? How is he similar and/or different than modern historians? Use two examples to make your point.

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Herodotus is often called the “Father of History.” How would you describe his history of the Persian War

After reading the assigned text, please choose one of the following questions and comment on it in a 500 to 1500 word essay. Your response must include a thesis statement in the first paragraph. Turn in a hard copy, double-spaced with your name, class, and reading response question number listed in the top right corner of the first page. Be prepared to share in class.

 

  1. Herodotus is often called the “Father of History.” How would you describe his history of the Persian War? Comment on his style, his treatment of the subject matter (is it objective, fair, trustworthy, etc.). Is he a proper historian in your opinion? How is he similar and/or different than modern historians? Use two examples to make your point.

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