Western history from ancient Greece, beginning the first should be the “epic” Homa. Although it can not be regarded as a history of the work, but it has very important historical value. Since sixth Century BC started the second half, there have been many Ionian Asia minor. The chronicle of home. And they recorded including knowledge of ancient legend or hearsay news, themselves or others traveled the Quartet, in short everything fell into their ears or eyes of deeds are likely to be recorded and used to educate others moral teaching or writing prejudices smell recorded one album.
In 484 BC, there is. Father of history. Harry Karna Suss said the Ionian city of Herodotus was born in Western Asia minor. He had traveled much, have great experience, collected a lot of Persian War and other historical events data. In 425 BC when he died, he completed a more than 60 words of “history”, namely “Greece Persian War history”. This is not a simple Persian War history, it records actually generalizes the at the time of the Greeks can understand the whole history of the world. The book introduced many customs from the East, so that future generations in today can still see Egypt civilization singular and accounted for old reflection. Born in Herodotus after repair to Germany (about 460 ~ before 395) is another extremely rigorous historian. He works nearly a million words of the “history of the Peloponnesian War” was later known as the messenger, with a very high historical value.
Thucydides himself had participated in the Peloponnesian War, in the early days of the war, the former general post, due to rush to the rescue ineffective due to be dismissed and exiled, from long-term obstacle resided in Thrace. Repair to Germany in the war master the large amount of information, exile and travelled the BOLUO Ben Nepal withdraw Peninsula and Sicily country, extensive collection of relevant material, then according to chronological form, evil history as detailed as possible real recorded, which involves war record, politics, social, diplomatic situation.
Socrates’s student, Xenophon (430 to 354), is a man of Athens, but he is very much in the political system of the. His major work, the history of Greece, the expedition to record “,” Cyrus’s education “,” theory of Sparta polity “, the recollections of Socrates”, “economic theory”, “on tax”, which is an outstanding is the background of the Levy in mind, “Deng aid of the Persian king. Xenophon’s writing simple and smooth, he himself was later known as. Attica bee.
About life in 204 BC to 122 BC, the historian Bo Libby A was later known as. Historian in the historian.. His history is not as vivid as the previous evil three historians, but it is in line with the methods and requirements of historical science. His main if is “general history”, on the clues of the evolution of Roman expansionism and political system, recording range from ad 218 years before the Second Punic War broke out until the destruction of Carthage in 146 BC and the states of Greece was conquered. He believed that there was a close connection between the development of the whole world, which could be said to be an early stage. Globalization. Thought. He once wrote:
In this day and age, history say has become an organic whole, Rome and Carthage all Greece and Asia all closely related to – – – – -. Therefore, to have a practical understanding of the history of the whole picture, can not say that the history of the individual has been useful. Only the events and overall inextricably linked together revealed. It is pointed out that the similarities and differences and may recognize the historical panorama of to in the study of history, not only have fun, but also benefit.