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Herodotus. The Father of History. Main Source for Persian Wars. From Halicarnassus 484-425 BC Border between Persia and Greece. What makes a good historian?. Aristocrat Intellectual Ability Investigation/Reporter. Herodotus’ Goals.

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herodotus

Herodotus

The Father of History

main source for persian wars
Main Source for Persian Wars
  • From Halicarnassus
  • 484-425 BC
  • Border between Persia and Greece
what makes a good historian
What makes a good historian?
  • Aristocrat
  • Intellectual Ability
  • Investigation/Reporter
herodotus goals
Herodotus’ Goals
  • Will not tell any story that he does not believe is true
  • human prosperity never remains in the same place
  • tell the psychology of individuals
herodotus influences
Herodotus’ Influences
  • Greek Drama
  • Monumental History
  • Lyric Poetry
gyges and candaules
Gyges and Candaules
  • This is the cause of the war
  • Violation of Nomos
  • Downfall of dynasty creates rise of another
persia s attack on greece
Persia’s Attack on Greece
  • Series of of wars or other acts of aggression against Greece
  • “now look at the foolishness of the Persians who came all of the way to rob us of our poverty.”
dominant themes
Dominant Themes
  • Excessive Revenge
  • Violation of custom
  • Prosperous aggressor vs. Noble Savage