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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about History.
See also changes related to History, or pages that link to History or to this page or whose text contains "History".

Root category

The root category heads a logical hierarchy for ease of subject navigation. It holds the core article and any key sub-topics. All other related articles are sub-categorised below the root.

Key topics

  • Developing Article Historiography: The study of historians and their methods and interpretive models. [e]
  • Civilization: "The highest cultural grouping and the broadest level of cultural identity short of that which distinguishes humans from other species" (Samuel Huntington) [e]
  • Developing Article Archaeology: The scientific study of past human cultures by means of the recovery, documentation and analysis of material remains and environmental data. [e]

Proposed articles

This list is not exhaustive but it must be limited to high priority articles which will broaden essential coverage of the subject to enhance the reader's understanding.








Ancient history



Late modern




  • Stub Bede: The first English historian, author of the Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum. [e]
  • Edward Gibbon: Author of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. [e]
  • R H Tawney: Economic historian. [e]
  • Developing Article Winston Churchill: British Prime Minister and war leader during the Second World War from 1940 to 1945; second term from 1951 to 1955. Won the Nobel Prize for Literature as a historian. [e]



Ancient Greek

  • Stub Herodotus: (c. 484 BC - c. 430 BC) Greek historian, author of the Histories (historiai, 'inquiries'), called 'The Father of History,' as he was among the first to approach the reporting of history in a logical and skeptical way. [e]
  • Thucydides: Add brief definition or description
  • Stub Xenophon: c.430—c.350 BCE); Greek philosopher, historian and soldier; often considered the first true military historian [e]

Ancient Roman