Herodotus: The Birth of History (As Entertainment)

A thoroughly entertaining and very dead historian

The Father of History, also known as The Father of Lies. Rather unfairly I should think, Homer predates Herodotus by several centuries, after all.

The following is an excerpt from A Hobo’s Philosophy of History, which can be purchased here, should the reader wish to find themselves on the Right Side of History by allowing the author to eat food.

Academic tradition, the least respectable of traditions, asserts history begins with Herodotus, a…



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