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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Historian's craft in the age of Herodotus.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007
|Named Person:||Herodotus.; Herodotus.; Herodotus.; Herodotus.|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Originally published: 2001.|
|Description:||1 online resource (1 volume)|
|Contents:||Contents; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Herodotus and Oral History; 3. Ancestors of Historiography in Early Greek Elegiac and Iambic Poetry?; 4. Hecataeus: From Genealogy to Historiography; 5. Early Historie and Literacy; 6. Constructing the Past: Colonial Traditions and the Writing of History. The Case of Cyrene; 7. Local Knowledge in Herodotus' Histories; 8. Kissing Cousins: Some Curious Cases of Adjacent Material in Herodotus; 9. The Herodotean Picture of Themistocles: A Mirror of Fifth-century Athens; 10. Herodotus' Histories and the Floating Gap. 11. Herodotus' Egypt and the Foundations of Universal History12. The Beginnings of Chronography: Hellanicus' Hiereiai; 13. Thucydides' Archaeology: Between Epic and Oral Traditions; 14. Myth, History, and Collective Identity: Uses of the Past in Ancient Greece and Beyond; 15. Herodotus and Oral History Reconsidered; Notes on Contributors; Index Locorum; General Index.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Nino Luraghi.|
Review from previous edition Everyone who works on early Greek poetics, history and culture will find much of interest in this rich volume ... provocative and exciting book ... The contributors and