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Herodotus

(c. 485—425 bc) Greek historian

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Herodotus (c. 485–c. 420b.c.e.   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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(c. 485–c. 420b.c.e.),

Greek historian, traveler, and explorer.

Best known as the historian who recorded the events

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John P. A. Gould

Who's Who in the Classical World

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(now Bodrum on the Aegean coast of Turkey), historian. ‘Herodotus of Halicarnassus’ are (in Greek) the first two words of a long historical narrative, the earliest we possess. It looks ... More
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

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Greek historian (c.484–c.420bce). Born in Halicarnassus (present-day Bodrum) in south-western Asia Minor, he was related to the

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Herodotus (c.484–c.430/420 bce)   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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(c.484–c.430/420 bce),

historian of the Persian empire, the Greek city-states, and the conflict between the two. “Of Herodotus

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

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Herodotus (c. 485–425 b.c.e.) is one of the most important historical writers of antiquity. Born in the city of

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World Encyclopedia

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Regarded as the first historian, Herodotus' Histories are the first great prose work in European literature. His main theme was

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Angela Constantinides Hero and Alexander Kazhdan

The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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Greek historian; born Halicarnassus ca.485 b.c., died 425. Herodotus was known in 4th-C. Egypt (P.Oxy. VI 857), and papyri of his work are found as far away as Dura-Europos (C.B. ... More
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Herodotus (1)(of *Halicarnassus)   Reference library

John P. A. Gould

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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(now Bodrum on the Aegean coast of Turkey), historian. ‘Herodotus’ is (in Greek) the first word of a long historical narrative, the earliest we possess. It looks back to the fall of the ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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(5th century bc), Greek historian. Known as ‘the Father of History’. He was the first historian to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent, ... More

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