Question by  Thorie1 (59)

What is the summary of Herodotus' The History?


Answer by  elb (1105)

The Histories are organized as nine books. Collectively they tell the story of four kings of Persia. The main point is the rise and fall of the mindset of conquest.


Answer by  patti (29325)

The Histories of Herodotus is one of the seminal works of history in Western literature. It was written in the in Greek c. 450-420 bc. The stories provide us with records cultural clashes of the time around Western Asia and the Mediterranean. They also serve as a record of culture, traditions, politics and more. It also established the genre.


Answer by  xela (349)

The Histories is a summary of the cultures that were known to the Greeks around the 5th century BC. It is remarkable for its description of the rise of the Persian Empire.

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