Is East really East and West really West? That’s what Herodotus wanted to find out

by Rashmee

Posted on July 30, 2018


East is East and West is West. So goes Kipling’s Ballad, but is it really true? Well, it’s certainly history’s most abiding assumption, as historian Tom Holland writes: “Older by far than the Crusades, older than Islam, older than Christianity, its pedigree is so venerable that it reaches back almost two and a half thousand … Continue reading “Is East really East and West really West? That’s what Herodotus wanted to find out”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK