The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

-1
votes
0answers
25 views

What methods and processes historians use to evaluate the authenticity of a historic source? [duplicate]

How do historians do the first steps, that separates their conclusions,claims,theories on historic matters from history crackpots, who read some wiki articles, saw some history channel documentaries ...
6
votes
1answer
92 views

Are the following 5 tenets of historical record examination considered complete today?

In his lectures recorded in the book Historical Evidences of the Truth of the Scripture Records, p. 39, (https://archive.org/details/historicaleviden1862rawl), George Rawlinson outlines 4 laws or ...
-6
votes
3answers
2k views

Why has the name “Persian Gulf” changed to “Arabian Gulf” or “The Gulf” in some of medias recently? [closed]

Which one is the correct name according to historical evidences: Persian Gulf or Arabian Gulf or The Gulf? Recently when you search the Google map by the name "Persian Gulf" you find this statement: ...
7
votes
2answers
817 views

What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work? [closed]

Some Russian sources make claims to the effect of "Beevor is revisionist and anti-Soviet propagandist". What is the basis for this criticism? For the antecedents of the question, see here.