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Herodotus

[huh-rod-uh-tuh s] /həˈrɒd ə təs/
noun
1.
484?–425? b.c, Greek historian.
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Herodotus

/hɪˈrɒdətəs/
noun
1.
called the Father of History. ?485–?425 bc, Greek historian, famous for his History dealing with the causes and events of the wars between the Greeks and the Persians (490–479)
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Herodotus [(hi-rod-uh-tuhs)]

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.

Herodotus [(huh-rod-uh-tuhs)]

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 was the beginning of all Western history writing.

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