1 edition of Greek historians found in the catalog.
Originally published: Viking Press, 1959.
|Statement||selected and edited by M.I. Finley....|
|Contributions||Finley, M. I. 1912-1986.|
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|Pagination||vi, 501 p. :|
|Number of Pages||501|
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Pausanias was a Greek geographer of the 2nd century A.D. His book Description of Greece covers Athens/Attica, Corinth, Laconia, Messenia, Elis, Achaia, Arcadia, Boeotia, Phocis, and Ozolian Locris.
He describes the physical space, art, and architecture as well as history and mythology. Dec 24, · In contrast, the Greek historians of the fifth century wrote about contemporary or very recent events, where eye witnesses could be interviewed and facts checked.
The Greek Historians follows the development of history from Herodotus, via Thucydides, Xenophon and Cited by: Herodotus, Greek author of the first great narrative history produced in the ancient world, the History of the Greco-Persian Wars.
He remains the leading source of original information not only for Greek history between and BCE but also for much of that of western Asia and of Egypt at that time. About The Portable Greek Historians. Essential passages from the works of four “fathers of history”—Herodotus’s History, Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War, Xenophon’s Anabasis, and Polybius’s Histories.
A mix of selections from Greek historians between the 5th and 2nd century BCE. This book is mostly devoted the the history of the Persian, Peloponnesian wars and Sicilian campaigns chronicled by Herodotus and Thucydides, with the last hundred pages or so devoted to smaller excerpts from Xenophon and Polybius/5.
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“The Ancient Greek Historians” is John Bagnell Bury at his most informative, interesting and entertaining. It is a great place to start for an understanding of the development of the historical literature of Greek antiquity and how the views of history itself developed from the sixth century BCE/5.
Herodotus (/ h ɪ ˈ r ɒ d ə t ə s /; Ancient Greek: Ἡρόδοτος, Hēródotos, Attic Greek pronunciation: [multdemsvote.com]; c. – c. BC) was an ancient Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus in the Persian Empire (modern-day Bodrum, Turkey).He is known for having written the book The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι - Historíai), a detailed record of his "inquiry Notable work: The Histories.
Dec 13, · This survey of recent work on Herodotus, Thucydides, and Polybius focuses on new developments in the study of Greek historiography and synthesises some of the most important research from the last thirty years. There is a detailed treatment of each writer, with an emphasis on analysis of the historians' sources, their narrative methods, and their use of speeches.
Herodotus was a famous ancient Greek historian and he is known as “The Father of History”.According to most sources, Herodotus was born in Halicarnassus, Caria, and lived in the fifth century BC (c.
– BC).He was the first historian known to carefully collect and critically review his materials, and then arrange them into a historical narrative.
LIST OF ANCIENT GREEK AND ROMAN HISTORIANS. HISTORIANS OF THE GREEK WORLD *Herodotus (cc) Chronology of Roman History in 1 book (Liber annalis) Family histories of the Claudii Marcelli, Fabii, Aemiliii Greek and Roman Historians Homepage. The book will be of interest to upper-level students and scholars.
Synopsis. This survey of recent work on Herodotus, Thucydides, and Polybius focuses on new developments in the study of Greek historiography and synthesises some of the most important research from the last thirty multdemsvote.com: John Marincola.
It is today widely accepted that we do not get the whole truth from any historian. Greek and Roman Historians considers the work of ancient historians such as Herotudus, Tacitus and Thucydides in the the light of this attitude. In an enlightening new study, Michael Grant argues that misinformation, even deliberate disinformation, is abundant in their multdemsvote.com, one of the world's greatest.
Sep 11, · Such themes as the uses and value of truth and causation are traced, as well as the growing constraints on free speech under Hellenistic monarchs and the Romans.
Written in an accessible and captivating manner, with suggestions for further reading, this book serves as a lucid introduction to Greek historians and writing of multdemsvote.com by: In contrast, the Greek historians of the fifth century wrote about contemporary or very recent events, where eye witnesses could be interviewed and facts checked.
The Greek Historians follows the development of history from Herodotus, via Thucydides, Xenophon and Polybius, until the Hellenistic age. Thallus (Greek: Θαλλός) was an early historian who wrote in Koine multdemsvote.com wrote a three-volume history of the Mediterranean world from before the Trojan War to the th Olympiad, c.
Most of his work, like the vast majority of ancient literature, has been lost, although some of his writings were quoted by Sextus Julius Africanus in his History of the World. Read "The Greek Historians" by T. James Luce available from Rakuten Kobo. The Greeks invented history as a literary genre in the fifth century B.C.
The first historians owed much to Homer and ad Brand: Taylor And Francis. Greek and Roman Historians (Book published May 12, ) View on Bookdepository. Description. Grant shows us how the historians of antiquity routinely try to deceive, but he argues for the continuing vital importance of their work, and offers new ways of reading and interpreting it.
An indispensible guide to using source-material. Get This. Sep 21, · Herodotus traveled extensively around the ancient world, conducting interviews and collecting stories for his book. The rise of the Persian Empire is. Oct 19, · The book provides a full bibliography of recent work done mainly (but not exclusively) in English, and suggests future directions that the study of these historians may take.
It will be of interest to upper-level students and scholars who would like an overview of recent trends in the study both of the historians themselves and of ancient Greek /5(7).
Essays on the Greek Historians and Greek History by Westlake H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at multdemsvote.com The Portable Greek Historians: The Essence of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius (Viking Portable Library) and a great selection of related books, art.
Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Polybius, Greek statesman and historian who wrote of the rise of Rome to world prominence.
The Histories, on which his reputation rests, consisted of 40 books, the last being indexes. Books I–V are extant and there are various excerpts for the rest. Learn more about Polybius in this article. Apr 08, · 10 Historical Facts That Herodotus Got Hilariously Wrong.
Suzanne Raga Comments. Called the Father of History by Cicero, In Book One of The Histories, Our understanding of Egyptian embalming and mummification comes largely from Herodotus and other Greek historians like Diodorus of Sicily, but Herodotus got a lot wrong.
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Comments (0) Add to wishlist Delete from wishlist. Cite this document Summary. MEGA Ancient Greek Sites on the Web [At Internet Archive, from Medea] WEB Greek History Course [At Internet Archive, from Reed][Modern Account] The full course, online, from Pre-history to Alexander.
WEB Thomas Martin: Overview or Archaic and Classical Greek [At Perseus][Hyperlinked Modern Account] 2ND Classics FAQ [At MIT]. Feb 25, · In contrast, the Greek historians of the fifth century wrote about contemporary or very recent events, where eye witnesses could be interviewed and facts checked.
The Greek Historians follows the development of history from Herodotus, via Thucydides, Xenophon and /5(9). Jun 26, · This volume provides an accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date survey of the ancient Greek genre of historical writing from its origins before Herodotus to the Greek historians of the Roman imperial era, seven centuries later.
The Greek and Roman Historians. London: Bristol Classical Press, E-mail Citation» A brief introduction meant primarily for undergraduates. Covers the major historians and places them in their literary and historical contexts, with discussion of how historiography developed as a genre, with its roots growing out of Homeric epic.
Sep 29, · Read "The Portable Greek Historians The Essence of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybius" by available from Rakuten Kobo. Essential passages from the works of four "fathers of history"-Herodotus's History, Thucydides' History of the Peloponne Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.
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FREE. The Best Scuba Dive Log Book attempts to make it easy and quick to record many different elements (equipment and conditions) of your dive by providing many check boxes. /5(2). In his survey of great Greek writers like Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Polybius, and of Latins like Caesar, Sallust, Livy, Tacitus, and Suetonius, Grant examines qualities of these ancients that made them at once marvelous writers and unreliable historians.
Sep 01, · John Marincola is Professor of Classics at Florida State University. He is the author of Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography (), Greek Historians () and, with Michael A.
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This book guides modern readers through the greatest works of the pioneering scholars and allows us to see the ancient world through their eyes. It includes excerpts from several of the scholar's history books together with an introduction, headnotes, and a bibliography by the celebrated classical scholar M.I.
Finley. This is a fascinating window into the statecraft, warfare, morals, and mores Pages: The historians considered in this volume lived between the fifth century BC and the third century AD. They came from areas as far apart as Syria and Sicily and they had in common the Greek language and the Greek tradition of historical writing.
They include authors who, though not strictly historians, shed important light on the multdemsvote.com: Donald Kagan. Such themes as the uses and value of truth and causation are traced, as well as the growing constraints on free speech under Hellenistic monarchs and the Romans.
Written in an accessible and captivating manner, with suggestions for further reading, this book serves as a lucid introduction to Greek historians and writing of history.May 19, · Greek and Roman historians by Grant, Michael,Routledge edition, in EnglishCited by: A popular and controversial book which argues that "Celtic" as an identity is a creation of modern historians.
Ancient Greece. General. Scribes and Scholars: A Guide to the Transmission of Greek and Latin Literature by Reynolds and Wilson (). This book describes how modern readers have ancient texts to read, and how humans preserved those.