Get Stories from Herodotus: A Retelling of the Greek Historian PDF

By Lorna Oakes

ISBN-10: 1910461083

ISBN-13: 9781910461082

Herodotus wrote the 1st background booklet on the earth. because of this he's often referred to as the ‘Father of History’. He lived approximately 2,500 years in the past within the 5th century BC. He used to be 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 traveler who went everywhere in the historic international and was once attracted 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 areas he had visited. eventually he determined to write down 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 present 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 acceptable to Key degree 2 nationwide Curriculum. besides the fact that, teenagers of every age will enjoy their undying allure and cultural value.

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