Historical Narrative Depicting Greek and Persian Wars

Herodotus of Halicarnassus of Turkey wrote The History of the Greco-Persian Wars before 425 BCE. The nine-part secular history book narrating the wars between Greece and Persia between 499 and 479 BCE and borrows material from author Hecataeus of Miletus, a Greek ethnographer and geographer, also using speeches by important historical figures.

      425 BCE
      Herodotus of Halicarnassus
      Bodrum, Turkey

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