By John Marincola
This two-volume better half to Greek and Roman Historiography displays the recent instructions and interpretations that experience arisen within the box of old historiography long ago few decades.
- Comprises a chain of leading edge articles written by way of recognized scholars
- Presents huge, chronological remedies of vital matters within the writing of historical past and antiquity
- These are complemented by way of chapters on person genres and sub-genres from the 5th century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E.
- Provides a sequence of interpretative readings at the person historians
- Contains essays at the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, between others, and their courting to history
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CE Pindar, Greek epinician poet, 5th c. Pyth. Plat. de Gymnastica Photius, Greek patriarch, 9th c. Bibl. CE Naturalis Historia Pliny the Younger, Roman orator, ca. 61–112 Ep. Epistulae Pan. –2nd c. CE Moralia de glor. Ath. 2007 7:24pm Compositor Name: PAnanthi Ancient Authors: Abbreviations xxxiii dHM de Herodoti malignitate (On the Malice of Herodotus) Exil. de Exilio (On Exile) Fort. Rom. de Fortuna Romanorum (On the Fortune of the Romans) Aem. Aemilius Paulus Ages. Agesilaus Alc. Alcibiades Alex.
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The first and most important indication of the strength of epic in Greek culture is the link that it created between the identity of the Greeks and ‘‘glorious deeds’’ (klea andro ¯n: Il. 189, 524; Od. 73) worthy of being saved from oblivion with song. 189), to show that Homeric heroes also had a past to sing and from which to take models. 524), where he introduces an exemplary event. , the monotheism of the Jews), the Greeks identified themselves in epic song, or, to be more precise, in their past, from which poetry had selected and transmitted the most memorable events.