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WR120: Greek Historiography

Herodotus and Thucydides

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Left: Marble bust of Herodotos, 2nd century A.D.
         Roman Copy of a Greek bronze statue of the first half of the fourth century B.C.
         Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Right: Marble bust of Thucydides, lst or 2nd century B.C.
           Roman copy of an early 4th century B.C. Greek portrait
           Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto



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