Greek Historians

Paperback | April 10, 2006

byJohn Marincola

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This substantial Survey forms a companion to Latin Historians, by C.S. Kraus and A.J. Woodman (1997), and like the earlier volume it reflects changes in the way that scholars have been reading the ancient historians during the last thirty years. There are chapters on The Greeks and theirPast, Herodotus, Thucydides, Hellenistic Historians, and Polybius. John Marincola is a distinguished American scholar, author of Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography (1997) and of the revised edition of Herodotus' Histories for the Penguin Classics series (1996).

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This substantial Survey forms a companion to Latin Historians, by C.S. Kraus and A.J. Woodman (1997), and like the earlier volume it reflects changes in the way that scholars have been reading the ancient historians during the last thirty years. There are chapters on The Greeks and theirPast, Herodotus, Thucydides, Hellenistic Histori...

John Marincola has taught at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts and at Union College in New York. He is currently an Associate Professor of Classics at New York University. From 1997 to 1999 he was Executive Director of the American Philological Association and in 1999 to 2000 he was Junior Fellow at the Center for Helle...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:April 10, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019922501X

ISBN - 13:9780199225019

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Introduction1. The Greeks and their Past2. Herodotus3. Thucydides4. Hellenistic Historians5. PolybiusBibliographical NoteBibliographyAbout the AuthorIndex