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.
Prosperity, Herodotus reminded us, “never abides long in one place.”
Herodotus also reported that Egyptians would not kiss Greeks on their mouths because Greeks consumed their sacred animal, the cow.
It is not surprising, therefore, that Herodotus did not know all that existed on the far Persian frontier.
Fox was in the drawing-room, intently engaged over a Greek "Herodotus."
Herodotus (3, 89) places this arrangement into satrapies immediately after the accession.
I do not think Herodotus had got the right account of the place.
Herodotus was a great teacher and writer; also Herophilus, his pupil.
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.