Associations to the word «Herodotus»


HERODOTUS, proper noun. An ancient historian who lived from 484 to 425 BC.

Dictionary definition

HERODOTUS, noun. The ancient Greek known as the father of history; his accounts of the wars between the Greeks and Persians are the first known examples of historical writing (485-425 BC).

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis