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This should put paid to any notion that Herodotus did not travel to where he claimed to have travelled. The more archaeological finds are made, the more they back up his essential accuracy..

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Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years #archaeology #history.

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years - the guardian.

New discovery of shipwreck in the Nile proves that Greek historian Herodotus was right in describing ship construction — 2,469 years after the fact..

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Fascinating archaeological work here, especially in its ties to Herodotus. Perhaps a mini-episode to cover this discovery is in order? - via @guardianscience.

From the Father of History, Herodotus is a master story-teller, unlike his successor, the military minded Thucydides. Read “The Histoties” and you will be delighted with dozens of wonderful tales. I promise..

“it is one of the first large-scale ancient Egyptian trading boats ever to have been discovered.”.

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years | Science | The Guardian.

❤️! Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

Ah, but Herodotus never claims to have travelled to India! Which meant he was dependent - as he frequently acknowledges - on hearsay..

This is a really exciting find, not only bc it explains Herodotus, but as an ex of a fully-fledged, apparently elegant (in its engineering sense) technology that nevertheless ceased to be used, a stub..

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

We found a legendary Egyptian merchant vessel. Described 2500 years ago by Herodotus, but much in doubt until this discovery..

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

“Herodotus describes the boats as having long internal ribs. Nobody really knew what that meant… That structure’s never been seen archaeologically before. Then we discovered this form of construction on this particular boat and it absolutely is what Herodotus has been saying.”.

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

Herodotus proved right, will still be called the father of lies by classicists.

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

Herodotus describes the boats as having long internal ribs. Nobody really knew what that meant… That structure’s never been seen archaeologically before. Then we discovered this form of construction on this particular boat and it absolutely is what Herodotus has been saying.”.

This should put paid to any notion that Herodotus did not travel to where he claimed to have travelled. The more archaeological finds are made, the more they back up his essential accuracy..

Nile shipwreck discovery proves Herodotus right – after 2,469 years.

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