A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography
Wiley, Feb 9, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 776 pages
This two-volume "Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography" reflects the new directions and interpretations that have arisen in the field of ancient historiography in the past few decades.Comprises a series of cutting edge articles written by recognised scholarsPresents broad, chronological treatments of important issues in the writing of history and antiquityThese are complemented by chapters on individual genres and sub-genres from the fifth century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E.Provides a series of interpretative readings on the individual historiansContains essays on the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, among others, and their relationship to history
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