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The Invention of History

  • Ilsley Public Library 75 Main Street Middlebury, VT, 05753 United States (map)

We take history for granted, but it owes its inception and survival to two extraordinary individuals. Middlebury College professor Jane Chaplin looks at the contributions of Herodotus (ca. 484-424) and Thucydides (ca. 455-400) to the development of historiography.