Herodotus

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Most Influential Person

5th century BC Greek historian and author of The Histories

Why Is Herodotus Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian and geographer from the Greek city of Halicarnassus, part of the Persian Empire . He is known for having written the Histories – a detailed account of the Greco-Persian Wars. Herodotus was the first writer to do systematic investigation of historical events. He is referred to as "The Father of History", a title conferred on him by the ancient Roman orator Cicero.

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What Are Herodotus's Academic Contributions?

Herodotus is most known for their academic work in the field of history. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and literature.

Herodotus has made the following academic contributions:

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