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Scanlon, Thomas F.

Greek Historiography

Scanlon, Thomas F. - Greek Historiography, e-bok

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This volume provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries later.
  • Focuses on the themes of power and human nature, causation, divine justice, leadership, civilization versus barbarism, legacy, and literary reception
  • Includes thorough summaries alongside textual analysis that signpost key passages and highlight thematic connections, helping readers navigate their way through the original texts
  • Situates historical writing among the forms of epic and lyric poetry, drama, philosophy, and science
  • Uses the best current translations and includes a detailed list of further reading that includes important new scholarship

Nyckelord: Hecataeus; Herodotus; Thucydides; Hellanicus; the logographers; Xenophon; Polybius; Greek historians; the Atthidographers; Hellanicus; the Oxyrhynchus Historian; Theopompus; Ephorus; Timaeus; Fabius Pictor; Posidonius; Arrian; Appian; Josephus; Dionysius of Halicarnassus; Diodorus Siculus; Dio Cassius; Hellenistic era; ancient history; Classics; Greek history; Roman history; ancient civilizations; ancient Greece, Classical Greek Literature, Ancient & Classical History, Classical Greek Literature, Ancient & Classical History

Författare
Utgivare
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Utgivningsår
2014
Språk
en
Utgåva
1
Serie
Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World
Sidantal
352 sidor
Kategori
Litteraturforskning
Format
E-bok
eISBN (ePUB)
9781119085805
Tryckt ISBN
9781405145220

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