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Herodotus

Syllabification: He·rod·o·tus
Pronunciation: /heˈrädədəs
 
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Definition of Herodotus in English:

( 5th century bc), Greek historian. Known as “the Father of History,” he was the first historian to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent, and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative.

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