State your opinion.
Herodotus is said to be the father of modern history writing.
- Herodotus was the first historian who collected information seeking answers to a particular question and then to put it in chronological order. While doing this he did not bring in notions like a god, human destiny, etc.
- Putting historical events in a chronological sequence became an essential theme of history writing.
- This theme proved to be fundamental in the development of history writing as an independent discipline.
- Therefore, Herodotus is said to be the father of historiography.
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