A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography by John Marincola

By John Marincola

Книга A significant other to Greek and Roman Historiography (2 quantity Set) A significant other to Greek and Roman Historiography (2 quantity Set) Книги Исторические Автор: John Marincola Год издания: 2008 Формат: pdf Издат.:Wiley-Blackwell Страниц: 656 Размер: 3,3 ISBN: 1405102160 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:This two-volume significant other to Greek and Roman Historiography displays the hot instructions and interpretations that experience arisen within the box of old historiography long ago few decades.Comprises a chain of leading edge articles written through regarded students offers large, chronological remedies of significant matters within the writing of background and antiquity those are complemented via chapters on person genres and sub-genres from the 5th century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E. presents a sequence of interpretative readings at the person historians includes essays at the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, between others, and their courting to historical past

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In form, ethnography is a hybrid, containing both historical accounts (which could be lengthy) and descriptive accounts of the land and its people, such accounts being based on autopsy and oral inquiry. The third sub-genre, chronography, began with Hellanicus of Lesbos’ Priestesses of Hera at Argos. Although chronography is usually linked to the development of local history (Jacoby’s fifth sub-genre), it is formally separate. Chronography shares with local history, however, a style of dating by annual magistrates, in Hellanicus’ case, the year of office of the chief priestess of Hera at Argos.

Themistocles Thes. Theseus Ti. Gracch. Tiberius Gracchus Tim. Timoleon Pol. Polybius, Greek historian, ca. 200–118 Polyaen. Polyaenus, Macedonian rhetorician and military writer, 2nd c. praef. praefatio (preface) Procop. Procopius, Greek historian, 6th c. Aed. BCE CE Aedificia (Buildings) Goth. De Bello Gothico Vand. De Bello Vandalico Prop. Propertius, Latin poet, 1st c. Ptol. Ptolemy, Greek geographer, 2nd c. Geog. BCE CE Geography Quint. Quintilian, Roman rhetorician, 1st c. Sall. Sallust, Roman historian, ca.

The four and a half centuries from around 700 BCE to the First Punic War. The annalists are also presumed to have included much material designated as antiquarian, involving matters such as religion, cult, and culture, and, more seriously, to have filled out their histories with embellishments, fictions, and falsified traditions. ’’ Nonetheless, it remains questionable whether this approach too has any validity. First, such a distinction cannot be found in the ancient authors, where ‘‘scriptor annalium’’ or the like serve as a designation for all writers of history.

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