Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 11th
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State your opinion. Herodotus is said to be the father of modern history writing. - History

Short Note

State your opinion.

Herodotus is said to be the father of modern history writing.

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Solution

  1. 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.
  2. Putting historical events in a chronological sequence became an essential theme of history writing.
  3. This theme proved to be fundamental in the development of history writing as an independent discipline.
  4. Therefore, Herodotus is said to be the father of historiography.
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Balbharati History 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 7 India and Iran (Persia)
Exercise | Q Q.3 (1) | Page 55
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