The ancient Greek achievement in the writing of history set the standard for all time. But the nature of that achievement looks increasingly problematic in the light of recent work on such topics as literacy, orality, rhetoric, narrative technique, and the invention of tradition. In this book, eight distinguished and well-known ancient historians consider both the achievement and the problems involved in the study of the Greek historians. These are important and ground-breaking essays on a central topic, reflecting the best ...

Greek Historiography 1996, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198150725

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