Tag: Herodotus

  • The Histories – Herodotus

    The Histories – Herodotus

    When I decided to give myself a classical education, one of the first works I decided to read is The Histories, by Herodotus. Where to begin when talking about Herodotus? To start, Herodotus invents the notion of writing down accounts of events and so this is the first book of history. His Histories are just…