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Studies in the Greek historians in memory of Adam Parry by Adam Parry

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

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  • Historiography

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Donald Kagan
SeriesYale classical studies -- v. 24
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA25 .Y3
The Physical Object
Paginationp.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25535390M
ISBN 100521124697
ISBN 109780521124690
OCLC/WorldCa444402033

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The national and the human theme. H erodotus has organized the vast material of his work in a way which allows him to accentuate two major themes. I. The long fight between Greeks and non-Greeks, including the question of war guilt. This subject is so important to the historian that it overrides even a major structural principle of his, i.e. the chronological succession of Persian kings. Xenophon was a Greek historian, soldier, mercenary, and student of Socrates. He was born in Athens c. and died in or around BC. Xenophon is known for writing about the history of his own times, the late 5th and early 4th centuries BC, especially for his account of the final years of the Peloponnesian Hellenica is considered to be the continuation of Thucydides’ History of the. 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 by: 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 tradition.5/5(1).

Elton, G. R. Modern Historians on British History – A Critical Bibliography – (), annotated guide to history books on every major topic, plus book reviews and major scholarly articles. online; Gilderhus, Mark T. History an Historiographical Introduction, , ISBN 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 tradition. Some contributors consider the value of their subjects. Studies in the Greek Historians by Donald Kagan starting at $ Studies in the Greek Historians has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. 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 .

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 tradition. 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.   In this book, John Wickersham studies the concept of hegemony in the histories of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Ephorus. He shows the growth of hegemony as a major theme of the historians and an important concern of classical Greek s: 0. Methodology, including the use or omission of evidence and speeches, is a key focus. Suggests that ancient historians, at least in their aims, were not as different from modern historians as often believed. Walbank, Frank W. Selected Papers: Studies in Greek and Roman History and Historiography. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press,