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Greek historiography / Thomas F. Scanlon.

By: Scanlon, Thomas Francis [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Blackwell introductions to the classical world: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2015Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781119085799 (Adobe PDF); 1119085799 (Adobe PDF); 9781119085805 (ePub); 1119085802 (ePub); 9781119085881; 1119085888.Subject(s): Greece -- Historiography | Historiography | Greece | HISTORY / Ancient / GreeceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Greek historiographyDDC classification: 938.0072 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Origins and early forms -- Herodotus on the limits of happiness: beyond epic, lyric, and logography -- Thucydides on the ends of power -- Xenophon on leadership and moral authority -- History and rhetoric in fourth century historians -- Diversity and innovation in the Hellenistic era -- Polybius on the supremacy of a balanced state -- Greek historians in the Roman era -- Concluding observations on Greek historical writing.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Origins and early forms -- Herodotus on the limits of happiness: beyond epic, lyric, and logography -- Thucydides on the ends of power -- Xenophon on leadership and moral authority -- History and rhetoric in fourth century historians -- Diversity and innovation in the Hellenistic era -- Polybius on the supremacy of a balanced state -- Greek historians in the Roman era -- Concluding observations on Greek historical writing.

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