What is Greek historiography?


What is Greek historiography?

Ancient Greeks: The Original History Writers

When it comes to recording world history, the earliest people to attempt it were the Ancient Greeks, led by Herodotus. They would record the history of Asiatic peoples, like the Persians, and even primarily focus on the history of Athens (mostly because most historians were from there).

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Greek historiography largely refers to the Hellenic people's attempts to record the history of the world. Such efforts became a vital pillar of greek...

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Historiography: Definition, Importance & Examples
Historiography: Definition, Importance & Examples

from History 301: Historiography & Historical Methods

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