Visual Timeline: History

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415 BCE: The Histories of Herodotus is published. The work is divided into nine chapters, each dedicated to one of the Muses.
 
 
23 CE - 79 CE: Life of Pliny the Elder.
 
 
108 CE: The historian Arrian studies with Epictetus, records his teachings.
 
 
380 CE - 418 CE: Life time of Paulus Orosius.
 
 
397 CE: Saint Ninian brings Christianity to Scotland, rise of literacy and written history.
 
 
418 CE: Completion of Orosius' famous work Seven Books of History Against the Pagans.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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