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Guy was Bursar at Clayesmore School in Aubrey’s time there, and, like him, was a keen sailor and historian. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

That is, he was the first to examine and compare sources of information about past events and to write them down.

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Herodotus’ Histories is a rich and amazing early history. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He was also an artist, and illustrated several of Aubrey’s books. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I would not recommend any of the Kindle editions that I have seen for anyone who is not hostories fully conversant with Shakespeare’s language. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

Be that as it may, Herodotus should be read by every educated person, since Western culture and civilization began in his hietories, and the events he describes affect us to this day. The creater of the battle narative he wrote from a perspective other than the Homeric poetic tradition.

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In he was appointed Headmaster of Clayesmore SchoolDorset, where he remained until Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Views Read Edit View history. Please try again later.

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