H. of Mytilene Greek historian, end of 5th cent. BC
(T 1). Contrary to ancient tradition, which sometimes puts his birth date towards the end of the 6th cent. (T 4), sometimes at the beginning of the 5th cent. (T 3) and sometimes in the year 480/479 BC (T 1 and 6), younger rather than older contemporary of Herodotus. At any rate the datable works belong to the last third of the 5th cent.
H. analyzed the Herodotean collection of…