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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.
Herodotus was the first to give dignity to history; nor in truthfulness, candor, and impartiality has he ever been surpassed.
It was once the fashion to speak of Herodotus as a credulous man, who embodied the most improbable though interesting stories.
Herodotus speaks of courts two stadia square, but one cannot reconcile this with the facts.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
Osiris had also associations with swine, and the Egyptians, according to Herodotus, sacrificed a pig to him annually.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria|Donald A. Mackenzie
At this sight all who saw it received the young princes with very warm marks of approval, Herodotus, 1, 31.
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.