His well-thumbed copy of Herodotus, with its intriguing mementos inside, underscores the historic context.
Themistocles is interesting, as Herodotus realized, precisely because he was not a martial hero.
Human happiness,” the Greek historian Herodotus once observed, “does not abide long in one place.
An ancient Greek historian, often called the father of history. His history of the invasion of Greece by the Persian Empire was the first attempt at narrative history and the beginning of all Western historical writing.