HUDU

Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography


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August 1997

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A study of the various claims to authority made by the ancient Greek and Roman historians throughout their histories.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. The call to history; 2. The historian's inquiry; 3. The historian's character; 4. The historian's deeds; 5. The 'lonely' historian; Conclusion; Appendices.

Pressestimmen

'... the right man for the right job, in the right place at the right time ... John Marincola offers a sober presentation of the historians' remarks about themselves and their conceptions of their role: a thought-provoking phalanx of upbeat position-statements, and awesome lines in self-marketing.' J. G. W. Henderson, Times Literary Supplement '... quite outstanding ... Marincola exercises a complete and a masterly control over the great mass of material he presents. This book is a 'must'.' Greece and Rome
EAN: 9780521480192
ISBN: 0521480191
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 1997
Seitenanzahl: 380 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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