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Description - A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography by John M. Marincola

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 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 Details

ISBN: 9781405102162
ISBN-10: 1405102160
Format: Hardback
(270mm x 188mm x 77mm)
Pages: 752
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

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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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