Herodotus in Art
Herodotus' Histories with their historical, geographical, ethnographic, and religious aspects, have always been...
Herodotus of Halicarnassos
The statue honoring the great historian Herodotus (484-425 BCE) in Halicarnassos (modern day Bodrum, Turkey).
Herodotus of Halicarnassus
The Greek researcher and storyteller Herodotus of Halicarnassus (fifth century BCE) was the world's first historian...
Herodotus on Animal Sacrifice in Egypt
II:38. The males of the ox kind they consider to belong to Epaphos, and on account of him they test them in the following...
Herodotus on Babylon
I:192. As to the resources of the Babylonians how great they are, I shall show by many other proofs and among them...
Herodotus on Burial in Egypt
II:85. Their fashions of mourning and of burial are these: Whenever any household has lost a man who is of any regard...
Herodotus on Cats in Egypt
in houses a cat has died by a natural death, all those who dwell in this house shave their eyebrows only, but those...
Herodotus on Lydia
I:93. Of marvels to be recorded the land of Lydia has no great store as compared with other lands, excepting the gold-dust...
Herodotus on the Egyptians
II:35. The Egyptians in agreement with their climate, which is unlike any other, and with the river, which shows...
Herodotus on the pharaohs
Ancient Egypt: Herodotus' description of some of the pharaohs