warrio

All About Leonidas I King Of Ancient Sparta Greece

One particular modern day historian has known as Herodotus “the Homer of the Persian Wars,” and it was Cicero ( B.C.) who referred to Herodotus as “the father of history.” The word “tyrant” comes from Greek tyrannos, and really should not be confused with the contemporary adverse term (even though the Greeks came to have a largely unfavorable association with “tyrant”). Commonly, a tyrant was a man who secured the help of non-nobles to overthrow the aristocratic government of his polis and set himself up as sole ruler. Several “tyrants” furthered reforms that gave more people a lot more energy...