Josephus Geographicus: The Classical Context of Geography in Josephus

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Josephus Geographicus: The Classical Context of Geography in Josephus - Shahar, Yuval
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Why did ancient historians include geographical descriptions in their historical works? How does the spatial description fulfill its goal? In this book, Yuval Shahar discusses these two questions, showing that the answers depend on the particular historian and the genre in which he is writing. He analyzes and compares the presentation of geographical space in the writings of Herodotus, Thucydides, Polybius and Strabo, with selected illustrations from early Latin historiography. It is clear from this that Flavius Josephus ...

Josephus Geographicus: The Classical Context of Geography in Josephus 2004, Mohr Siebeck, Tuebingen

ISBN-13: 9783161482564

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