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Herodotus
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(Ἡρόδοτος; Heródotos).

[German version]

[1] The historian Herodotus, approx. 485-424 BC

The historian Herodotus.

[German version]

A. Life

Sources on the life of H., the ‘father of history’ (Cic. Leg. 1,1,5), c. 485-424 BC (fundamental for all of the following: [1]) are, apart from the information he provided himself in particular, the Suda s.v. H. or s.v…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin), Dorandi, Tiziano (Paris), Touwaide, Alain (Madrid) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Herodotus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e511320>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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