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Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (John Marincola (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) 9781444339239
Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (John Marincola (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) 9781444339239
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Title: A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography

Author: Marincola, John (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2007

Paperback; ISBN: 9781444339239

Volumes: 1; Pages: 656

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This two-volume Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography reflects the new directions and interpretations that have arisen in the field of ancient historiography in the past few decades.* Two-volume companion reflecting new directions in ancient historiography* Comprises a series of cutting edge articles written by recognised scholars* Presents broad, chronological treatments of important issues in the writing of history and antiquity* These are complemented by chapters on individual genres and sub-genres from the fifth century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E.* Provides a series of interpretative readings on the individual historians* Contains essays on the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, among others, and their relationship to historyTable of ContentsNotes on ContributorsPrefaceAcknowledgementsAncient Authors: AbbreviationsReference Works: AbbreviationsIntroduction: John Marincola (Florida State University)Part I: Contexts:1 The Place of History in the Ancient World: Roberto Nicolai (University of Sassari)2 The Origin of Greek Historiography: Catherine Darbo-Peschanski (cole des Hautes tudes en Sciences Sociales)3 History and Historia: Inquiry in the Greek Historians: Guido Schepens (K. U. Leuven)4 Documents and the Greek Historian: P. J. Rhodes (Formerly University of Durham)5 The Prehistory of Roman Historiography: T. P. Wiseman (Formerly University of Exeter)6 Myth and History: Suzanne Sad (Columbia University)7 The Construction of Meaning in the First Three Historians: Carolyn Dewald (Bard College)8 Characterisation in Ancient Historiography: L. V. Pitcher (University of Durham)9 Speeches in Greek and Roman Historiography: John Marincola (Florida State University)10 Readers and Reception: A Text Case: A. J. Woodman (University of Virginia)Part II: Surveys:11 The Development of the War Monograph: Tim Rood (St Hugh's College, Oxford)12 Continuous Histories (Hellenika): Christopher Tuplin (University of Liverpool)13 Universal History from Ephorus to Diodorus: John Marincola (Florida State University)14 Local History and Atthidography: Philip Harding (University of British Columbia)15 Western Greek Historiography: Riccardo Vattuone (University of Bologna)16 The Greek Historians of Persia: Dominique Lenfant (University of Strasbourg (France))17 The Historians of Alexander: Andrea Zambrini (Universit della Tuscia in Viterbo)18 Greek Historians of the Near East: Clio's 'Other Sons': John Dillery (University of Virginia)19 The Greek Historians of Judaea: Gregory Sterling (University of Notre Dame)20 The Greek Encounter with Rome: Christopher Pelling (University of Oxford)21 The Early Roman Tradition: Hans Beck (McGill University in Montreal)22 Memoirs and Autobiography in Repubican Rome: Andrew Riggsby (University of Texas at Austin)23 Roman Historiography in the Late Republic: David Levene (New York University)24 The Emperor and his Historians: John Matthews (University of Wales Swansea)25 The Epitomising Tradition in Late Antiquity: Thomas Banchich (Canisius College in Buffalo, New York)Part III: Readings:26 To Each His Own: Herodotus and Simonides on Thermopylae: Pietro Vannicelli (University of Urbino)27 Rhampsinitos and the Clever Thief (Herodotus 2.121): Stephanie West (Hertford College, University of Oxford)28 The Enigma of Discourse: a View of Thucydides: Leone Porciani (University of Pavia at Cremona)29 Contest (Agon) in Thucydides: Donald Lateiner (Ohio Wesleyan University)30 Narrative Manner and Xenophon's More Routine Hellenica: Vivienne Gray (University of Auckland, New Zealand)31 Fortune (tyche) in Polybius: Frank Walbank (Previously of the University of Liverpool)32 Polybius and Aetolia: A Historiographical Approach: Craige Champion (Syracuse University)33 Diodorus Siculus on the Third Sacred War: Peter Green (University of Texas at Austin)34 Clothing Cincinnatus: Dionysius of Halicarnassus: Clemence Schultze (University of Durham)35 Caesar's Account of the Battle of Massilia (B.C. 1.34-2.22): Some Historiographical and Narratological Approaches: Christina Shuttleworth Kraus (University of Yale)36 The Politics of Sallustian Style: Ellen O'Gorman (University of Bristol)37 The Translation of Catiline: Andrew Feldherr (Princeton University)38 Claudius Quadrigarius and Livy's Second Pentad: Gary Forsythe (Texas Tech University)39 Fog on the Mountain: Philip and Mt. Haemus in Livy, 40.21-22: Mary Jaeger (University of Oregon)40 The Imperial Republic of Velleius Paterculus: Alain Gowing (University of Washington in Seattle)41 Josephus and the Cannibalism of Mary (B. J. 6.199-219): Honora Howell Chapman (California State University, Fresno)42 Quintus Curtius Rufus on the 'Good King': The Dioxippus Episode in Book 9.7.16-26: Elizabeth Baynham (University of Newcastle, Australia)43 Tacitus and the Battle of Mons Graupius: An Historiographical Road Map? Rhiannon Ash (University College London)44 Feast Your Eyes on This: Vitellius as a Stock Tyrant (Tac. Hist. 3.36-39): Elizabeth Keitel (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)45 Arrian, Alexander and the Pursuit of Glory: A. B. Bosworth (University of Western Australia)46 Towards a Literary Evaluation of Appian's Civil Wars, Book 1: Gregory Bucher (Creighton University)47 Cassius Dio: A Senator and Historian in the Age of Anxiety: Martin Hose (Ludwig-Maximilians Universitt, Munich)48 Ammianus' Roman Digressions and the Audience of the Res Gestae: David Rohrbacher (New College of Florida)49 'To Forge their Tongues to Grander Styles: Ammianus' Epilogue: Gavin Kelly (University of Edinburgh)Part IV: Neighbours:50 History and Epic at Rome: Matthew Leigh (St. Anne's College, University of Oxford)51 History and Ethnography: Emma Dench (Birkbeck College, University of London)52 History and Tragedy: Richard Rutherford (University of Oxford)53 History and Biography: Philip Stadter (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)54 Antiquarianism and History: Benedetto Bravo (Previously of the University of Warsaw)55 Geography and History: Johannes Engles (Institut fr Altertumskunde at University of Cologne (Germany))56 History and Fiction: John Morgan (University of Wales Swansea)Part V: Transition:57 Late Antique Historiography, 250-650 C.E.: Brian Croke (Catholic Education Commission, Sydney)BibliographyIndex LocorumIndex
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