Neil MacGregor Quote: “As the Persians wrote very little…”

As the Persians wrote very little about how they ran their affairs, the Greek propaganda of the 5th century B.C. has for centuries gone virtually unchallenged – indeed, for Edward Said, it was the beginning of Europe’s long habit of misunderstanding and ill-informed contempt of the Middle East.

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Name: Neil MacGregor
Profession: Historian
Nationality: British
Birthday: June 16, 1946
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