Greek Historiography (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 352
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell Introductions to the Classical World
ISBN/EAN: 9781405145220
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: Greek Historiography
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

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