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Title
Herodotus reading his history to the assembled Greeks
Names
Leutemann, H. (Heinrich), 1824-1905 (Artist)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Personalities -- A-Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC-WON P. A-Z
Topics
Audiences
Greeks
Greeks -- Clothing & dress
Herodotus
Storytelling
Crowds
Public speaking
Genres
Portraits
Notes
Content: Herodotus was a Greek historian who lived in the fifth century B.C. He traveled widely and recorded his experiences. He is known as the "Father of History."
Source note: Cyclopaedia of universal history : being an account of the principal events in the career of the human race, from the beginnings of civilization to the present time. (Cincinnati : Jones Brothers, c1885) Ridpath, John Clark (1840-1900), Author.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 20.7 x 13.1 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 62ab4830-c5bf-012f-4c60-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1824: Creator Born
  • 1885: Issued
  • 1905: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Herodotus reading his history to the assembled Greeks" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Herodotus reading his history to the assembled Greeks" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 2, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1885). Herodotus reading his history to the assembled Greeks Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-60b0-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Herodotus reading his history to the assembled Greeks