How is poetry different from history?

Initially, it is assumed that history should be written in a “dry and callous” language of facts. This means that there is a certain date and an event that took place. In addition to an accurate description of the event, the reasons, reasons for the actions of the persons involved and the consequences of this event, there should be nothing.

History, in the everyday sense, has nothing to do with science. Although the first meaning was recognition, obtaining information.


The story told by Mr. Petrov was written down on paper by Mr. Sidorov.

Poems carry a grain of fiction. Often it is impossible to rhyme without distorting the fact. The ancients tried to convey facts to us in poetic form. But it was not without distortions and conventions.

Example: Homer.

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