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The historian's craft in the age of Herodotus

Author: Nino Luraghi
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By considering the works of Herodotus against a background of late archaic and early classical Greek culture and society, this work contains essays that explore various aspects of the topic and, make  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Essays
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Named Person: Herodotus; Herodotus.; Hérodote.; Herodotus.; Hérodote; Herodotus.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nino Luraghi
ISBN: 0199240507 9780199240500 9780199215119 0199215111
OCLC Number: 47984181
Notes: "Most of the essays ... derive from papers presented at the workshop 'The Dawn of Historiography, ' held in Turin at the beginning of September 1997"--P. [v].
Description: x, 340 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction / Nino Luraghi --
2. Herodotus and Oral History / Oswyn Murray --
3. Ancestors of Historiography in Early Greek Elegiac and Iambic Poetry? / Ewen L. Bowie --
4. Hecataeus: From Genealogy to Historiography / Lucio Bertelli --
5. Early Historie and Literacy / Robert L. Fowler --
6. Constructing the Past: Colonial Traditions and the Writing of History. The Case of Cyrene / Maurizio Giangiulio --
7. Local Knowledge in Herodotus' Histories / Nino Luraghi --
8. Kissing Cousins: Some Curious Cases of Adjacent Material in Herodotus / Alan Griffiths --
9. The Herodotean Picture of Themistocles: A Mirror of Fifth-century Athens / Wolfgang Blosel --
10. Herodotus' Histories and the Floating Gap / Rosalind Thomas --
11. Herodotus' Egypt and the Foundations of Universal History / Pietro Vannicelli --
12. The Beginnings of Chronography: Hellanicus' Hiereiai / Astrid Moller --
13. Thucydides' Archaeology: Between Epic and Oral Traditions / Roberto Nicolai --
14. Myth, History, and Collective Identity: Uses of the Past in Ancient Greece and Beyond / Hans-Joachim Gehrke --
15. Herodotus and Oral History Reconsidered / Oswyn Murray.
Responsibility: edited by Nino Luraghi.
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