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By Lorna Oakes

Herodotus wrote the 1st heritage ebook on this planet. this is why he's also known as the ‘Father of History’. He lived approximately 2,500 years in the past within the 5th century BC. He was once born at a spot referred to as Halicarnassus in Asia Minor. the fashionable names for those areas are Bodrum in Turkey. Herodotus used to be a prepared vacationer who went all around the old global and used to be drawn to every little thing he observed and heard. while he got here again from his travels he went to Athens in Greece and gave lectures in regards to the locations he had visited. eventually he determined to put in writing a publication approximately them. within the later a part of his lifestyles he went to Italy the place he did extra paintings on his booklet and at last died there in 425 BC.

His tales are so gripping that even this day individuals are retelling them. In 2007, Hollywood made the blockbuster motion picture, three hundred, approximately King Leonidas and the conflict of Thermopylae.

The tales during this booklet are applicable to Key degree 2 nationwide Curriculum. even though, kids of every age will experience their undying charm and cultural value.

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