Hellenic historiography

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Greek historiography refers to Hellenic efforts to track and record history.wikipedia
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History

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Greek historiography refers to Hellenic efforts to track and record history.
Herodotus, a 5th-century BC Greek historian is often considered within the Western tradition to be the "father of history", or by some the "father of lies", and, along with his contemporary Thucydides, helped form the foundations for the modern study of human history.

Historiography

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The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.
However, the discipline of historiography was first established in the 5th century BC with the Histories of Herodotus, the founder of Greek historiography.

Scythians

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However, while works approaching modern ethnography arose primarily amongst the Romans, some Greeks did include ancillary material describing the customs and rituals of different peoples, Herodotus himself being a prime example in his descriptions of the Egyptians, Scythians and others.

Roman historiography

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Roman historiography is indebted to the Greeks, who invented the form.

Ancient Greek literature

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By the 5th century BC, it became an integral part of ancient Greek literature and held a prestigious place in later Byzantine literature.

Byzantine literature

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By the 5th century BC, it became an integral part of ancient Greek literature and held a prestigious place in later Byzantine literature.

Ancient Greece

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The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.

Protohistory

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The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.

Annals

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The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.

Chronicle

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The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.

Lists of ancient kings

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The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.

Epigraphy

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The historical period of ancient Greece is unique in world history as the first period attested directly in proper historiography, while earlier ancient history or proto-history is known by much more circumstantial evidence, such as annals, chronicles, king lists, and pragmatic epigraphy.

Herodotus

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Herodotus is widely known as the "father of history", his Histories being eponymous of the entire field.

Histories (Herodotus)

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Herodotus is widely known as the "father of history", his Histories being eponymous of the entire field.

Darius the Great

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Written between the 450s and 420s BC, the scope of Herodotus's work reaches about a century in the past, discussing 6th century historical figures such as Darius I of Persia, Cambyses II, and Psamtik III and alludes to some 8th century ones such as Candaules.

Cambyses II

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Written between the 450s and 420s BC, the scope of Herodotus's work reaches about a century in the past, discussing 6th century historical figures such as Darius I of Persia, Cambyses II, and Psamtik III and alludes to some 8th century ones such as Candaules.

Psamtik III

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Written between the 450s and 420s BC, the scope of Herodotus's work reaches about a century in the past, discussing 6th century historical figures such as Darius I of Persia, Cambyses II, and Psamtik III and alludes to some 8th century ones such as Candaules.

Candaules

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Written between the 450s and 420s BC, the scope of Herodotus's work reaches about a century in the past, discussing 6th century historical figures such as Darius I of Persia, Cambyses II, and Psamtik III and alludes to some 8th century ones such as Candaules.

Thucydides

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Herodotus was succeeded by authors such as Thucydides, Xenophon, Demosthenes, Plato and Aristotle.

Xenophon

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Herodotus was succeeded by authors such as Thucydides, Xenophon, Demosthenes, Plato and Aristotle.

Demosthenes

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Herodotus was succeeded by authors such as Thucydides, Xenophon, Demosthenes, Plato and Aristotle.

Plato

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Herodotus was succeeded by authors such as Thucydides, Xenophon, Demosthenes, Plato and Aristotle.

Aristotle

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Herodotus was succeeded by authors such as Thucydides, Xenophon, Demosthenes, Plato and Aristotle.

Classical Athens

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Most of these authors were either Athenians or pro-Athenians, which explains why far more is known about the history and politics of Athens than of most other contemporary cities.

Ancient Egypt

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However, while works approaching modern ethnography arose primarily amongst the Romans, some Greeks did include ancillary material describing the customs and rituals of different peoples, Herodotus himself being a prime example in his descriptions of the Egyptians, Scythians and others.