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Discussion: On the Customs of the Persians
- Primary sources are hard to read w/o context. What additional information would you want to have in order to determine the truthfulness or credibility of this source?
- What does Herodotus seem to find foreign, odd, or strange about the Persians? How would you describe his tone regarding these things?
- What does Herodotus praise about Persian culture? How would you describe his tone when discussing these elements?
Content: Hellenistic World
Thumbnail Image: Terracotta statuette of a standing woman (Metropolitan Museum of Art)