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Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria (modern- day Bodrum, Turkey) and lived in the fifth century BC ( c. 484–c. 425 BC), a ...

Herodotus - Ancient History - HISTORY.com


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Herodotus - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Herodotus (c. 484 – 425/413 BCE) was a writer who invented the field of study known today as `history'. He was called `The Father of History' by the Roman ...

Herodotus | Greek historian | Britannica.com


May 1, 2015 ... Scholars believe that Herodotus was born at Halicarnassus, a Greek city in southwest Asia Minor that was then under Persian rule. The precise ...

Herodotus: Father of History, Father of Lies


Herodotus: Father of History, Father of Lies. By David Pipes. It was in the early days of the Peloponnesian War that Herodotus completed his History and ...

Who was Herodotus? - Greek Historians - Quatr.us


May 2016 - People sometimes call Herodotus the "father of history." Herodotus was the first writer that we know of (probably really the first) who tried to (in his ...

Herodotus - Ancient Greece


Herodotus was born in Halicarnassus a Greek city in southwest Asia Minor and lived in the 5th Century. Herodotus was a Greek Historian from Ionia. He is most ...

The History of Herodotus, parallel English/Greek Index


The History of Herodotus, parallel English/Greek, tr. G. C. Macaulay, [1890], full text etext at sacred-texts.com.

Herodotus, The Histories, Book 1, chapter 1, section 0


The Histories printed on the Internet, available in Greek or English.

Herodotus, The Histories, book 1, chapter 1, section 0


Herodotus, The Histories. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. Od. 9.1", "denarius") ... This text is part of: Greek and Roman Materials · Greek Prose · Greek Texts · Herodotus ...

Herodotus is the ancient writer and reporter called "The Father of History." He was among the first to approach the reporting of history in a logical and skeptical way; he tried to separate true events from myth, and made a point of identifying... More »
Born: c. 484 B.C., Halicarnassus(now Bodrum, Turkey)
Died: c. 430 B.C.
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The Internet Classics Archive | The History of Herodotus by Herodotus


The complete text written 440 B.C.E. by Herodotus as translated by George Rawlinson.

Herodotus - Livius


Mar 27, 2016 ... Herodotus of Halicarnassus (c.480-c.429 BCE): Greek researcher, often called the world's first historian. In The Histories, he describes the ...

Herodotus: A Historian for All Time | History Today


Herodotus of Halicarnassus was born in or about 484 BC. The Greek city of Halicarnassus (modern Bodrum) was then a subject of the mighty Persian empire , ...