Gender Masculine
Scripts Ἡρόδοτος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Ἡρόδοτος (Herodotos), derived from the name of the goddess Hera combined with δοτός (dotos) meaning "given, granted". Herodotus was a Greek historian of the 5th century BC who wrote the Histories, a detailed account of the Greco-Persian Wars. He is known as the Father of History.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020