Herodotus, Greek Historian
(c. 484-c. 425)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Herodotus
  • Birth: Unknown Date, 484 BCE, Halicarnassus, Turkey
  • Death: Unknown Date, 425 BCE, Thurii, Italy ("Magna Graecia")
  • Language: Greek
  • Who he was: Greek historian whose The Histories were the first use of the word in the modern sense (it had meant "inquiries")
  • Included in lists (What's This?): GBWW (+10YP); HC; LRP; Bloom
  • Included in lists (What's This?): Bloom

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