10 Lines Essay on Herodotus in English

  1. Herodotus was born in about 485 B.C. in the Greek city of Halicarnassus,Turkey
  2. He was a Greek historian and geographer from the Greek city of Halicarnassus.
  3. Herodotus has been called the “father of history.” 
  4. Herodotus was the first writer to perform systematic investigation of historical events. 
  5. “The Father of History”, title was given by the ancient Roman orator Cicero.
  6. He describes the history of the Persian Empire in Books I–IV. 
  7. He was a great traveler, a good geographer.
  8. He was a man with a great interest in the customs and past history of his fellow citizens.
  9. He was an invaluable source of information about the Greco-Persian Wars.
  10. Herodotus is most well known for his historical accounts.