Definition of Herodotus in English:

Herodotus

proper noun

  • (5th century BC), Greek historian. 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. His History tells of the Persian Wars of the early 5th century BC.

Pronunciation

Herodotus

/hɪˈrɒdətəs/