Publisher description for A companion to Greek and Roman historiography / edited by John Marincola.


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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.


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 history


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Greece -- Historiography.
Rome -- Historiography.