A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography by John Marincola

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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
 

About John Marincola

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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.
 
Published July 22, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 752 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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