Herodotus

The man that will rule!!!

The Father of The History

He lived from 484-425/413.He is from Halicarnassus(todays turkey). He never settled in one place. He traveled to the fallowing places:Rhodes, Cyprus, Delos, Paros, Thasos, Samothrace, Crete, Samos, Cythera and Aegina.

Contribution

After his exile to the island of Samos as a young man he returned to his home city to be apart of an anti-Persian rebellion. when Herodotus was not traveling he went to Athens and he gave speeches in public about his stories of his journey. He mostly talked about his book life long project The Histories.

After his death

After His Death

The history was divided into 9 parts,the earlier books deal with the customs,legends,history,and traditions of the people of the ancient world like the Persians and the Egyptians etc... The last 3 books described the conflicts between Greece and Persia.

Why Herodotus?

Herodotus is the man to choose because he has been all over Asia minor.

He has crossed the Mediterranean to Egypt and been through Palestine,Syria,and even Babylon.He is very wise man because of his knowledge of the Persian wars and his book that he wrote on his journey.