By John Marincola
This two-volume significant other to Greek and Roman Historiography displays the hot instructions and interpretations that experience arisen within the box of historic historiography some time past few decades.Comprises a sequence of innovative articles written by means of acknowledged scholarsPresents extensive, chronological remedies of significant matters within the writing of historical past and antiquityThese are complemented by means 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 courting to heritage
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CE CE Marincola: Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography Ancient Authors: Abbreviations xxxii Philostr. 2007 7:24pm Compositor Name: PAnanthi De Pr. De praemiis et poenis (On Rewards and Punishments) Hypoth. Hypothetica: Defense of the Jews Lucius Flavius Philostratus, Greek orator, ca. 170–ca. 247 Gym. Phot. Pind. Plaut. Plin. Plut. Bibliotheca BCE Pythian Odes Plato, Athenian philosopher, ca. 429–347 BCE Gorg. Gorgias Hipp. Mai. Hippias Maior Leg. Leges (Laws) Menex. Menexenus Phaedr. Phaedrus Prot.
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.
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