The Children of Herodotus: Greek and Roman Historiography and Related Genres.
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Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2008. 1st ed. VII,404p. Original black cloth with dust wrps. 'Herodotus dispensed praise and blame, told stories and attempted to assess the veracity of his sources, described manners and customs, probed political arrangements, and wondered about human mind and nature. In this sense all historians are The Children of Herodotus, and the collection at hand illustrates this vividly. The volume presents a fascinating tour of ancient historiography. Beginning with Herodotus himself the papers deal with the great figures of Thucydides, Xenophon and Tacitus, and proceed to a glittering variety of scriptores. The ancient progeny of Herodotus was a multifarious family; the present volume also speaks in many voices but consonant in the effort to preserve and comprehend the astonishing achievement of classical historiography.' (JERZY LINDERSKI, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Antiquarian. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 35441
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Über den Autor: Jakub Pigon is Associate Professor of Latin at the Institute of Classics, University of Wroclaw, Poland
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