Table of contents for The Cambridge companion to the Roman historians / edited by Andrew Feldherr.


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Introduction Andrew Feldherr; Part I. Approaches: 1. Ancient audiences and expectations John Marincola; 2. Postmodern historiographical theory and the Roman historians William W. Batstone; 3. Historians without history: against Roman historiography J. E. Lendon; Part II. Contexts and Traditions: 4. Alternatives to written history in Republican Rome Harriet I. Flower; 5. Roman historians and the Greeks: audiences and models John Dillery; 6. Cato's Origines: the historian and his enemies Ulrich Gotter; 7. Polybius James Davidson; Part III. Subjects: 8. Time Denis Feeney; 9. Space Andrew Riggsby; 10. Religion in historiography Jason Davies; 11. Virtue and violence: the historians on politics Joy Connelly; Part IV. Modes: 12. The rhetoric of Roman historiography Andrew Laird; 13. The exemplary past in Roman historiography and culture Matthew Roller; 14. Intertextuality and historiography Ellen O'Gorman; Part V. Characters: 15. Characterization and complexity: Caesar, Sallust, and Livy Ann Vasaly; 16. Representing the emperor Caroline Vout; 17. Women in Roman historiography Kristina Milnor; 18. Barbarians I: Quintus Curtius and other Roman historians' reception of Alexander Elizabeth Baynham; 19. Barbarians II: Tacitus' Jews Andrew Feldherr; Part VI. Transformations: 20. Josephus Honora Chapman; 21. The Roman exempla tradition in Imperial Greek historiography: the case of Camillus Alain M. Gowing; 22. Ammianus Marcellinus: Tacitus' heir and Gibbon's guide Gavin Kelly; 23. Ancient Roman historians and early modern political theory Benedetto Fontana; 24. Rewriting history for the early modern stage: Racine's Roman tragedies Volker Schröder; 25. "Tacitus' Syme": the Roman historians and twentieth-century approaches to Roman history Emma Dench.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Rome -- Historiography.
Historiography -- Rome.
Historians -- Rome -- Biography.
Rome -- History.