Herodotus

A Roman copy (2nd century AD) of a Greek [[Bust (sculpture)|bust]] of Herodotus from the first half of the 4th century BC Herodotus; , ''Hêródotos'', }} ( 484 BC – 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'', a detailed record of his "inquiry" ( ''historía'') on the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars. He is widely considered to have been the first writer to have treated historical subjects using a method of systematic investigation—specifically, by collecting his materials and then critically arranging them into an historiographic narrative. On account of this, he is often referred to as "The Father of History", a title first conferred on him by the first-century BC Roman orator Cicero.

Despite Herodotus's historical significance, little is known about his personal life. His ''Histories'' primarily deals with the lives of Croesus, Cyrus, Cambyses, Smerdis, Darius, and Xerxes and the battles of Marathon, Thermopylae, Artemisium, Salamis, Plataea, and Mycale; however, his many cultural, ethnographical, geographical, historiographical, and other digressions form a defining and essential part of the ''Histories'' and contain a wealth of information. Herodotus has been criticized for the fact that his book includes a large number of obvious legends and fanciful accounts. Many authors, starting with the late fifth-century BC historian Thucydides, have accused him of making up stories for entertainment. Herodotus, however, states that he is merely reporting what he has been told. A sizable portion of the information he provides has since been confirmed by historians and archaeologists. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Herodotus.
Published 1886
...Herodotus. Herodoti Historiae....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1868
...Herodotus. History. Herodoti historia, cum vita Homeri....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1906
...Herodotus. History. Selections. Herodot....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1887
...Herodotus. Historia: cum vita Homeri ......
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by Herodotus.
Published 1906
...Herodotus. Herodotus, buch I-IV....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1890
...Herodotus. Herodotus; Book III....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1912
...Herodotus. Historiae. Herodoti Historiae. Editio altera ......
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by Herodotus.
Published 1877
...Herodotus. History. Herodotos....
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...Herodotus. Herodot's von Halicarnass Geschichte. 2. ed....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1877
...Herodotus. Herodoti historiarum libri IX....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1896
...Herodotus. Auswahl fūr den schulgebrauch, hrsg. von August Scheindler....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1906
...Herodotus. History. Herodotus, Buch I-[IX]....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1895
...Herodotus. Auswahl fūr den schulgebrauch von Heinrich Stein....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1893
...Herodotus. Herodotus erklärt von Heinrich Stein ......
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by Herodotus.
Published 1888
...Herodotus. Herodoti Belli persici historia (libri V, VI, VII, VIII, IX) scholarum in usum edidit...
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by Herodotus,
Published 1911
...Herodotus. History. German. Neun Bücher der Geschichte....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1884
...Herodotus. Geschichten des Herodot. II. Aufl. ......
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by Herodotus.
Published 1890
...Herodotus. History. Book 2. Herodots zweites Buch....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1920
...Herodotus. History. English & Greek. Herodotus....
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by Herodotus.
Published 1899
...Herodotus : Buch 5-9...
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