What are historians?

Fatima Amin
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Flashcards on What are historians? , created by Fatima Amin on 03/04/2016.

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What are historians? People who study history in professional capacity.
Who was Aeschylus? Aeschylus was an ancient Greek tragedian. He is also the first whose plays still survive; the others are Sophocles and Euripides.
Who was Herodotus? Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria and lived in the fifth century BC, a contemporary of Socrates.
Who do historians need help from and why? Historians cannot work alone.They need the help of other professionals, including archaeologist, anthropologist, etymologist, linguists & conservators.
Where do they store the Gettysburg? The Library of Congress stores a copy of the Gettysburg Address-President Abraham Lincoln's speech at Gettysburg in 1863.
Why are museums considered important? Museums provide a unique interactive experience of getting up close to things we usually only see in books, newspapers or on the television.
What's one major point about the british museum? Has more than 7 million objects in its catalogue.
What does fragmentary mean? Bits and pieces.
Who was Tacticus? Rome's greatest historian.
When was he born and who did he marry? 484 to 425 AD. he married Julia Agricola, daughter of the famous general Agricola.
What were the first civilisations? Sumer, Egypt, India.
Why is history important? An understanding of the past can help people understand why things are there.
What was some evidence of the first civilisations? Religion, commerce, culture, cow, social development.
Why is it important to preserve the past? The past must be preserved because everything in the future or present is based on the past.
Whta is context? What you are talking about.
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