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Herodotus ( pron.: / h ɨ ˈ r ɒ d ə t ə s / ; Ancient Greek : Ἡρόδοτος Hēródotos ) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus , Caria (modern day Bodrum , Turkey ) and lived in the fifth century BC ( c. 484 – 425 BC).
Plutarch ( / ˈ p l uː t ɑr k / ; Greek : Πλούταρχος , Ploútarkhos , Koine Greek: [plŭːtarkʰos] ) then named, on his becoming a Roman citizen , Lucius Mestrius Plutarchus ( Λούκιος Μέστριος Πλούταρχος ), [ 1 ] c. 46 – 120 AD, was a Greek historian , biographer , and essayist , known primarily for his Parallel Lives and Moralia . [ 2 ] He is considered today to be a Middle Platonist . He was born to a prominent family in Chaeronea , Boeotia , a town about twenty miles east of Delphi . [ edit ] Early life
Socrates of Constantinople , also known as Socrates Scholasticus , [ 1 ] not to be confused with the Classical Greek philosopher Socrates , was a Greek Christian church historian, a contemporary of Sozomen and Theodoret , who used his work; he was born at Constantinople c. 380: the date of his death is unknown. Even in ancient times nothing seems to have been known of his life except what can be gathered from notices in his Historia Ecclesiastica ("Church History"), which departed from its ostensible model, Eusebius of Caesarea , in emphasizing the place of the emperor in church affairs and in giving secular as well as church history.
Titus Flavius Josephus (37 – c. 100), [ 1 ] also called Joseph ben Matityahu ( Biblical Hebrew : יוסף בן מתתיהו, Yosef ben Matityahu ), [ 2 ] was a 1st-century Romano-Jewish historian and hagiographer who was born in Jerusalem - then part of Roman Judea - to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry.
Sima Qian (ca. 145 or 135 BC – 86 BC) ( Wade-Giles spelling: Szu-ma Ch'ien ) was a Chinese historian of the Han dynasty .
Publius (or Gaius ) Cornelius Tacitus (56 AD – 117 AD) was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire .
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