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Connect Herodotus To Today
Over the course of Herodotus’s life he was Widely respected within Athens. But also many people viewed Herodotus as a liar and that view continued to live on for many years and even to this day. But the reliability of the truth in the Histories is not why Herodotus is so important. The true reason he is so important is because of the way he viewed and studied history. (To be more specific his cause and effect way of study.)His cause and effect method is still the main way historians study the past to this day.
Connect Thucydides To Today
Thucydides was a wonderful historian, some of his writings consist of History of the Peloponnesian war, Pericles funeral oration, History, and more. Thucydides has helped the future historians by recording his time. Thucydides exile gave him lots of time to work on his most famous piece, History of the Peloponnesian war, which recounted 30 years of conflict between Athens and Sparta.