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Who is the "Father of History?"

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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Welcome to the WMU Libraries' class guide for HIST 6010 Historiography.  This guide includes information resources to help you find books, journal articles, primary sources, manuscript collections, and much more to help you explore the history of history.

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