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By John Marincola

This two-volume better half to Greek and Roman Historiography displays the hot instructions and interpretations that experience arisen within the box of old historiography long ago few decades.Comprises a sequence of leading edge articles written by means of regarded 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 courting to historical past

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Atticus Epam. Epaminondas Hann. Hannibal Greek rhetor, 5th c. Prog. Progymnastica (Preliminary Exercises) Orosius, Latin writer, 5th c. Ov. Ovid, Latin poet, 43 B C E –17 CE CE AA Ars Amatoria (Art of Love) Am. Amores Fast. Fasti Met. Metamorphoses Trist. Tristia Paulinus of Nola, Christian priest and bishop, 4th–5th c. Ep. Epistulae Paus. Pausanias, Greek traveler, 2nd c. Pers. Aulus Persius Flaccus, Roman satirist, 1st c. Petron. Petronius, Latin novelist, 1st c. Sat. Philo CE CE Oros. Paulinus CE CE CE CE Satyrica Jewish philosopher, writer, and politician, 1st c.

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. 2007 7:23pm Compositor Name: SJoearun CHAPTER ONE The Place of History in the Ancient World Roberto Nicolai 1 Preliminary Considerations According to a generally accepted opinion, the discovery of history in the western world is owed to the Greeks. One must admit, however, that history did not enjoy a privileged position within Greek culture; rather, its role was marginal whether we compare the study of history with other intellectual activities or try to examine its presence in education and in school (see Momigliano 1983; Nicolai 1992; below, §4).

Sall. Sallust, Roman historian, ca. 86–35 CE BCE Cat. De Catilinae Coniuratione or Bellum Catilinae Hist. Historiae Jug. Bellum Jugurthinum schol. Scholiast or scholia Sen. Seneca the Elder, Roman rhetorician, mid-1st c. Sen. CE Contr. Controversiae Suas. Suasoriae BCE –mid-1st Seneca the Younger, Roman politician and philosopher, 1st c. Ep. Epistulae c. 2007 7:24pm Compositor Name: PAnanthi Ancient Authors: Abbreviations xxxv Serv. Servius, commentator on Vergil, prob. 4th c. Sext. Emp. Sextus Empiricus, Greek writer, 2nd c.

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