Tag: Middle Earth

Aug 17

Herodotus the Geek 2: Famous City

  Last month I wrote about Herodotus and gaming.   Today I have another passage from the Histories of Herodotus which present him as some the great ur-Geek. This is another passage from Book 1, this time section 98. Rather than paraphrase, I shall quote the relevant text:   The Medes built the city now …

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