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Herodorus (also called Herodorus of Heraclea) was a native of Heraclea Pontica[1] and wrote a history on Heracles around 400 BC.[2] Plutarch references Herodorus several times in his account of Theseus in Parallel Lives. He should not be confused with Herodotus.


  1. ^ Der Neue Pauly, Enzyklopädie der Antike, sv., 1977/1999, ISBN 3-476-01470-3
  2. ^ Graf, Fritz (Columbus, OH)."Herodorus." Brill’s New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider. Brill Online, 2016.