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Human happiness,” the Greek historian Herodotus once observed, “does not abide long in one place.Battle of the Upstarts: Houston vs. San Francisco Bay|Joel Kotkin|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Themistocles is interesting, as Herodotus realized, precisely because he was not a martial hero.‘300’ Is a Misleading, Muscle-Bound Travesty of Ancient History|James Romm|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prosperity, Herodotus reminded us, “never abides long in one place.”
His well-thumbed copy of Herodotus, with its intriguing mementos inside, underscores the historic context.
Herodotus also reported that Egyptians would not kiss Greeks on their mouths because Greeks consumed their sacred animal, the cow.
Both these writers connect the modern folk-tales with Herodotus' story of King Rampsinites.More Celtic Fairy Tales|Various
Herodotus says that the Egyptians prepared themselves by fasting for the celebration of the great festival of Isis.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Herodotus says, that he saw the bull of Mycerinus; and that it alluded to this history.
One of the most fascinating subjects of controversy since the time of Herodotus was the problem of the source of the Nile.Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence|Various
To my mind, Herodotus speaks without the slightest doubt upon the subject in the following passages.Mythical Monsters|Charles Gould
British Dictionary definitions for Herodotus
Cultural definitions for Herodotus (1 of 2)
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.
Cultural definitions for Herodotus (2 of 2)
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.