Thinking, Recording, and Writing History in the Ancient World presents a cross-cultural comparison of the ways in which ancient civilizations thought about the past and recorded their own histories.
- Written by an international group of scholars working in many disciplines
- Truly cross-cultural, covering historical thinking and writing in ancient or early cultures across in East, South, and West Asia, the Mediterranean, and the Americas
- Includes historiography shaped by religious perspectives, including Judaism, early Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism
Keywords: Historical Methods & Historiography, Ancient Civilizations, ancient history, historiography, ancient cultures, world cultures, historical writing, ancient societies, papyrus scrolls, codices, clay tablets, Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Hittite, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Persian, Hebrew, Byzantine, Islamic, Maya, Aztec