Herodotus also reported that Egyptians would not kiss Greeks on their mouths because Greeks consumed their sacred animal, the cow.
Themistocles is interesting, as Herodotus realized, precisely because he was not a martial hero.
Centuries later, The Histories by Herodotus, includes kissing among the Persians.
Human happiness,” the Greek historian Herodotus once observed, “does not abide long in one place.
His well-thumbed copy of Herodotus, with its intriguing mementos inside, underscores the historic context.
It is not surprising, therefore, that Herodotus did not know all that existed on the far Persian frontier.
It is probably of the like primitive fabric with the cymba sutiles of Herodotus.
Herodotus (3, 89) places this arrangement into satrapies immediately after the accession.
In that isle there are the bituminous springs which Herodotus has commemorated.
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.