For the German publishers, see Herder publishers
. Herder is the name of a German family named after the pastoral profession
For the German poet and philosopher, see Johann Gottfried Herder
. Johann Gottfried von Herder ( August 25, 1744 December 18, 1803) was a German philosopher, Poet, and Literary
A herder is a worker who lives a possibly semi-nomadic life, caring for various domestic animals, in places where these animals wander pasture lands. Nomadic people, (from the νομάδες nomádes, "those who let pasture herds" also known as nomads, are communities of people that Pasture is land with Herbaceous vegetation cover used for grazing of Ungulate Livestock as part of a Farm or Ranch.
Usually if the person is a minor, he is called herdboy, if adult sometimes by contrast herdsman.  Because their work is necessarily mostly outdoors, they move around from place to place in the course of their labours. The possibility exists that the lands upon which their beasts graze are not claimed as any single person's property. Property is any physical or virtual entity that is owned by an individual
A number of romantic legends have sprung up around some aspects of their way of life. Romanticism is a complex artistic literary and intellectual movement that originated in the second half of the 18th century in Western Europe, and gained strength during the The word mythology (from the Greek grc μυθολογία mythología, meaning "a story-telling a legendary lore" Some herders whose lifestyles have become mainstays of fiction include:
- The shepherd, featured in pastoral literature;
- Cowboys, heroes of Western movies and fiction, featured in romantic tales from the United States;
- Gauchos, who play a similar role to the cowboy in Argentina. Fiction is the telling of stories which are not real More specifically fiction is an imaginative form of Narrative, one of the four basic Rhetorical modes. A shepherd is a person who tends to feeds or guards Sheep, especially in flocks Pastoral, as an adjective refers to the lifestyle of Shepherds and Pastoralists moving livestock around larger areas of land according to seasons and availability A cowboy is an animal Herder who tends Cattle on Ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback and often performs a multitude of The Western is a fiction Genre seen in Film, Television, Radio, Literature, Painting and other Visual arts. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Gaucho ( gaúcho in Portuguese, "gaucho" in Spanish) is a term commonly used to describe residents of the South American Pampas For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Argentina topics.
- ^ Brooks, Alexandra. A cowboy is an animal Herder who tends Cattle on Ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback and often performs a multitude of Herding is the act of bringing individual animals together into a group ( Herd) maintaining the group and moving the group from place to place&mdashor any combination of "26 farm workers to receive long service awards", FarmingUK, The Breezi Publishing Company Ltd, 19/06/2003. Retrieved on 2007-08-20. Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 636 - Battle of Yarmouk: Arab forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid take control of Syria and Palestine
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- One who herds.
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