Timaeus of Tauromenium and Hellenistic Historiography

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Timaeus of Tauromenium (350-260 BC) wrote the authoritative work on the Greeks in the Western Mediterranean and was important through his research into chronology and his influence on Roman historiography. Like almost all the Hellenistic historians, however, his work survives only in fragments. This book provides an up-to-date study of his work and shows that both the nature of the evidence and modern assumptions about historical writing in the Hellenistic period have skewed our treatment and judgement of lost historians. ...

Timaeus of Tauromenium and Hellenistic Historiography 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107000971

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