HERODOTUS
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ‘Ηροδοτος (Ancient Greek)
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Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Ηροδοτος (Herodotos), meaning "given to the hero", derived from ‘ηρως (heros) "hero, warrior" and δοτος (dotos) "given to, granted". Herodotus was a Greek historian of the 5th century BC who wrote about Persian and the Persian Wars. He is known as the Father of History.
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