The History by Herodotus

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Excerpt from the unpublished book Untrammeled Thoughts. There Is No Box.

I read selections from Herodotus back in high school. So I thought I knew what his book — the world’s first history book — was about. Then in reading and seeing The English Patient, with its many references to and quotes from Herodotus, I realized there was much that I had missed.

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