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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley