A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography
Edited by John M. Marincola
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Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography by John M. Marincola
Book DescriptionThis 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 scholars* Presents broad, chronological treatments of important issues in the writing of history and antiquity* These 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 historians* Contains essays on the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, among others, and their relationship to history
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405102162
(270mm x 188mm x 77mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John M. Marincola
Greek and Roman Historiography, Paperback (March 2011)
A collection of important recent articles discussing the ways in which the ancient Greeks and Romans thought about and wrote their histories. Six articles are newly translated into English, while a specially written introduction places the essays in the larger context of earlier and more recent trends in the study of classical historiography.
Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography, Paperback (November 2010)
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.
Ancient Historiography and Its Contexts, Hardback (May 2010)
A collection of studies on ancient (especially Latin) poetry and historiography, a tribute to the distinguished classicist Tony Woodman. The focus is upon the impact of rhetoric on both genres, and on the importance of considering the literature to illuminate the historical Roman context and the historical context to illuminate the literature.
Cambridge Companion to Herodotus, Paperback (June 2006)» View all books by John M. Marincola
Introduction to the life and work of Herodotus, the first historian in the western tradition.
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Author Biography - John M. Marincola
John Marincola is Professor of Classics at Florida State University. He is the author of Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography (1997), Greek Historians (2001) and, with Michael A. Flower, Herodotus: Histories Book IX (2002). He is currently at work on a book on Hellenistic historiography.
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