By John Marincola
This two-volume significant other to Greek and Roman Historiography displays the hot instructions and interpretations that experience arisen within the box of historic historiography long ago few decades.Comprises a chain of innovative articles written by means of acknowledged scholarsPresents large, chronological remedies of vital matters within the writing of background and antiquityThese are complemented by means of chapters on person genres and sub-genres from the 5th century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E.Provides a sequence of interpretative readings at the person historiansContains essays at the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, between others, and their courting to historical past
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Thus despite its ‘‘local’’ dating system, the Priestesses is Panhellenic and embraces events throughout Greece. 2007 8:23pm Compositor Name: SJoearun 6 John Marincola The most important sub-genre of all for Jacoby was contemporary history (Zeitgeschichte), the writers of which he defined as ‘‘those authors who without local restriction narrated the general Greek history of their own time or up to their own time’’ (Jacoby 1909: 34). , embracing events of all the Greek city-states rather than a single locale.
Phocion Pomp. Pompeius Publ. Publicola Pyrrh. Pyrrhus Rom. Romulus Sert. Sertorius Sol. Solon Sull. Sulla Them. Themistocles Thes. Theseus Ti. Gracch. Tiberius Gracchus Tim. Timoleon Pol. Polybius, Greek historian, ca. 200–118 Polyaen. Polyaenus, Macedonian rhetorician and military writer, 2nd c. praef. praefatio (preface) Procop. Procopius, Greek historian, 6th c. C E BCE Aed. Aedificia (Buildings) Goth. De Bello Gothico Vand. De Bello Vandalico Prop. Propertius, Latin poet, 1st c. Ptol. Ptolemy, Greek geographer, 2nd c.
Although chronography is usually linked to the development of local history (Jacoby’s fifth sub-genre), it is formally separate. Chronography shares with local history, however, a style of dating by annual magistrates, in Hellanicus’ case, the year of office of the chief priestess of Hera at Argos. Under this rubric, Hellanicus arranged the events of individual years, not only for Argos but also for all Greece. Thus despite its ‘‘local’’ dating system, the Priestesses is Panhellenic and embraces events throughout Greece.
A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography (2 Vols. Set) (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) by John Marincola