EE Talking point — history

An allegorical mosaic representing History

An allegorical mosaic representing History, by the German American portrait and figure painter Frederick Dielman (1847–1935). Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Building (House Members Room), Washington, D.C. Photographed 2007 by Carol Highsmith (1946–).

Historyfrom the Greek ἱστορία, historia: "a learning or knowing by inquiry, an account of one's inquiries . . . ." (OED, 2nd edition. Oxford: 1989).

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