Herodotus was a 5th century Greek philosopher. He is the "Father of History.." Herodotus was the first historian to collect materials، check them for accuracy and them place them in chronological order. His writings give the reader a sense of the nature of the world and of science during his time. Herodotus wrote a nine volume series called The Histories. An Account of Egypt or Euterpe is the second in the series. This is an eyewitness account of life in Egypt written in a simple style which is pleasing to read.
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Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus، in Asia Minor، in the fifth century B.C. Called the Father of History، he wrote the first comprehensive attempt at secular narrative history، long considered the starting point of Western historical writing. The focus of his Histories is the Persian Wars، but he includes fascinating digressions on the histories of Bablyon، Egypt، and Thrace، as well as studies of the pyramids and various historical events. He was the first writer to evaluate historical، geographical، and archaeological material critically.