By John Marincola

ISBN-10: 1405102160

ISBN-13: 9781405102162

This two-volume better half to Greek and Roman Historiography displays the hot instructions and interpretations that experience arisen within the box of historical historiography some time past few decades.

  • Comprises a chain of leading edge articles written by way of known scholars
  • Presents wide, chronological remedies of significant concerns within the writing of heritage and antiquity
  • These are complemented by means of chapters on person genres and sub-genres from the 5th century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E.
  • Provides a chain of interpretative readings at the person historians
  • Contains essays at the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, between others, and their courting to history

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2007 7:24pm Compositor Name: PAnanthi xxxviii Reference Works: Abbreviations CHCL Cambridge History of Classical Literature. I. Greek Literature, ed. P. E. Easterling and B. M. W. Knox (Cambridge, 1985); II. Latin Literature, ed. E. J. Kenney and W. V. Clausen (Cambridge, 1982) CJ Classical Journal ClAnt Classical Antiquity CM Classica et Mediaevalia CPh Classical Philology CQ Classical Quarterly CR Classical Review CW Classical World DNP H. Cancik and H. ), Der Neue Pauly, 16 vols. in 19 parts (Stuttgart, 1996–2004).

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And the view pays very little attention to the innovativeness of the classical historiographical tradition. For all that, Jacoby’s approach is hardly without merit, and clearly is right about some very important aspects of Greek historiography. In some of the chapters below, authors will continue the discussion of the ways in which such approaches help or hinder our understanding of the ancient historians. Roman historiography, while not subject to the same type of developmental model, has nevertheless been influenced by Jacoby’s schema for Greek writers.

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