A Brief History of History. Herodotus (484-425 BCE) – “Father of History”. Statue of Herodotus. Persian Empire. Persia had the largest empire in the world at the time (late 500s/early 400s BCE) Persia ruled land in Africa, the Middle East, and Asia
Statue of Herodotus
Greek hoplite (soldier) and Persian warrior depicted fighting
King Darius I of Persia
What caused the Persian Wars and how did they end?