Herodotus, 5th century BC, is often called the "Father of History" since he was the first to collect his data systematically, evaluate its accuracy, and arrange the information in a logical narrative. He is best known for his work on the Persian Wars.
(Bust of Herodotus. 2nd century AD. Roman copy of a Greek original; Agora Museum, Athens. Herodotus; Wikimedia Commons)
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