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ἱστορία

HISTORY

History [from Greek ἱστορία (historia) meaning: inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation] is the discipline that deals with the systematic narratives of past events as relating to a particular people, country, period, person, &c., usually written as a chronological accounts (chronicles), and often interpreted through ideologic models framed by values and principles, aiming to find explanations or to give justifications to those events, their impacts and following consequences.

study of the past as it is described in written documents. Events occurring before written record are considered prehistory