An Account of Egypt

An Account of Egypt

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by Herodotus
     
 

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HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the early part of the fifth century, B. C. Of his life we know almost nothing, except that he spent much of it traveling

Among his descriptions of countries he culled were the marvels of the land of Egypt. From the priests at Memphis, Heliopolis, and the Egyptian Thebes he learned what he

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HERODOTUS was born at Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor, in the early part of the fifth century, B. C. Of his life we know almost nothing, except that he spent much of it traveling

Among his descriptions of countries he culled were the marvels of the land of Egypt. From the priests at Memphis, Heliopolis, and the Egyptian Thebes he learned what he reports of the size of the country, the wonders of the Nile, the ceremonies of their religion, the sacredness of their animals.

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ISBN-13:
9781161421088
Publisher:
Kessinger Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/23/2010
Pages:
72
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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He has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative.

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