Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 5 months ago

Why would someone like Herodotus exaggerate the number of Persian troops?

3 Answers

  • Dj2541
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    He selling a story and also writing some propaganda to further the Greek cause?

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Makes a better story.

  • 5 months ago

    To make the Greek's stand, and eventual victory all the more dramatic.

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