A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (2 Vols. Set) by John Marincola

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 historical historiography some time past few decades.Comprises a sequence of innovative articles written by means of acknowledged scholarsPresents vast, chronological remedies of significant concerns within the writing of background and antiquityThese 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 historiansContains essays at the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, between others, and their dating to background

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Nicolai 2003b: 689–691). 2007 7:23pm Compositor Name: SJoearun 18 Roberto Nicolai and an end, the second and definitive coming of Christ for the final judgment (from the enormous bibliography, Press 1982: 61–119 is useful for a terminological start). After Christianity imposed a theological conception onto history, many metaphysical and political philosophies elected history as their foundation and, as a consequence, many diverse philosophies of history were elaborated. But this perspective is completely foreign to Greco-Roman antiquity, just as the idea of history as a science is foreign.

2 and 3. Jacoby’s developmental schema has been discussed by Fowler 1996, Humphreys 1997, Schepens 1997, and Marincola 1999. The developmental model for Roman historiography has been well treated in Eigler et al. 2003: 1–38 (with many references); see also below, Chs. 5 and 21. For cautions and important methodological approaches to dealing with fragments see Brunt 1980 and Schepens 1997. Finally, there is much of value about ancient historians and ancient historiography scattered throughout the collected papers of Ronald Syme, Arnaldo Momigliano, and Frank Walbank.

Tibullus, Latin poet, 1st c. Trog. Pompeius Trogus, Roman historian, 1st c. Varro Varro, Roman scholar and antiquarian, 116–27 Ling. Veg. CE Epistulae Tacitus, Roman historian, ca. 56–after 118 HE Theoph. 2007 7:24pm Compositor Name: PAnanthi B CE BCE BCE BCE/CE BCE De Lingua Latina (On the Latin Language) Vegetius, Latin writer, prob. –mid-5th c. C E Mil. De Re Militari (On Military Matters) Vell. Velleius Paterculus, Roman historian, 1st c. C E Verg. Vergil, Latin poet, 70–19 Aen. BCE Aeneid Vitr.

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