• Herodotus - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herodotus Herodotus (/ h ɪ ˈ r ɒ d ə t ə s /; Ancient Greek: Ἡρόδοτος, Hēródotos, Attic Greek pronunciation: [hɛː.ró.do.tos]; c. 484 – c. 425 BC) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey).He is known for having written the book The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι Historíai), a detailed record of his "inquiry ...
  • Herodotus | Biography, Histories, & Facts | Britannica

    www.britannica.com/biography/Herodotus-Greek-historian Herodotus’s History is an account of the Greco-Persian Wars (499–479 BCE) and the story of the growth and organization of the Persian empire. Herodotus covers the empire’s geography, social structure, and history before describing the events which led to Xerxes’ invasion of Greece and the Greek city-states uniting to defeat his army.
  • Herodotus - Biography, Histories & Importance - HISTORY

    www.history.com/topics/ancient-history/herodotus Herodotus was a Greek writer and geographer credited with being the first historian. Sometime around the year 425 B.C., Herodotus published his magnum opus: a
  • Herodotus - Ancient History Encyclopedia

    www.ancient.eu/herodotus Herodotus (c. 484 – 425/413 BCE) was a Greek writer who invented the field of study known today as `history’. He was called `The Father of History’ by the Roman writer and orator Cicero for his famous work The Histories but has also been called “The Father of Lies” by critics who claim these `histories’ are little more than tall tales.. While it is true that Herodotus sometimes ...
  • Herodotus | Encyclopedia.com

    www.encyclopedia.com/people/history/historians-ancient-biographies/herodotus Herodotus >Herodotus (ca. 484 B.C.-ca. 425 B.C.) was the first Greek writer who >succeeded in writing a large-scale historical narrative that has survived >the passage of time. In the lifetime of Herodotus the writing of history, and indeed of prose of any sort, was still something of a novelty.
  • Herodotus, the Greek Historian - ThoughtCo

    www.thoughtco.com/who-was-the-greek-historian-herodotus-118979 Herodotus is known as the father of history. We may think all the famous ancient Greeks came from Athens, but it's not true. Like many important ancient Greeks, Herodotus was not only not born in Athens but wasn't even born in what we think of as Europe. He was born in the essentially Dorian (Hellenic or Greek, yes; but not Ionian) colony of Halicarnassus, on the southwest coast of Asia Minor ...
  • Herodotus

    www.amazon.com/Herodotus/e/B004560ORE%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the "Father of History", and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative.
  • Herodotos | Assassin's Creed Wiki | Fandom

    assassinscreed.fandom.com/wiki/Herodotos Herodotos (born c. 484 BCE), alternatively Herodotus, was one of the earliest Greek historians. Often referred to as "The Father of History" in Western society, his most famous work is the Histories, a chronicle of Greece that was later divided into nine books named after the Muses. Detractors, however, mocked him as "The Father of Lies" owing to his penchant for embellishment. During the ...
  • Mapping The Histories – Herodotus: The Story

    herodotus.leadr.msu.edu/mapping-the-histories For example, Herodotus talks about the city Thebes during two separate occasions. However, when Herodotus mentions Thebes on multiple occasions he is referencing two separate cities that share the same name. One city is located in Egypt and the other is located in Greece (Herodotus).
  • Histories (Herodotus) - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Histories_(Herodotus) The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι; Ancient Greek: [historíai̯]; also known as The Histories) of Herodotus is considered the founding work of history in Western literature. Written in 430 BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Greece, Western Asia and ...