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Thucydides and Herodotus

Author: Edith Foster; Donald Lateiner
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English
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'Thucydides and Herodotus' is an edited collection which looks at two of the most important ancient Greek historians living in the 5th century BCE. It examines the relevant relationship between them which is considered, especially nowadays, by historians and philologists to be more significant than previously realized.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Herodotus; Thucydides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Foster; Donald Lateiner
ISBN: 9780191752261 0191752266 9780199593262 0199593264
OCLC Number: 874414434
Description: xiv, 399 p.
Contents: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ; 1. Introduction ; COMPREHENSIVE QUESTIONS ; 2. Structure and Meaning in Epic and Historiography. ; 3. Thucydides as 'Reader' of Herodotus. ; 4. Indirect Discourse in Herodotus and Thucydides. ; 5. The 'rationality' of Herodotus and Thucydides as Evidenced by their Respective Use of Numbers. ; COMMON THEMES ; 6. Herodotus and Thucydides on Blind Decisions Preceding Military Action. ; 7. Oaths: Theory and Practice in The Histories of Herodotus and Thucydides. ; 8. Thermopylae and Pylos, with Reference to the Homeric Background. ; 9. Thucydides on Themistocles: A Herodotean Narrator? ; 10. Persians in Thucydides. ; RECEPTION ; 11. Aristotle s Rhetoric, The Rhetorica ad Alexandrum, and the Speeches in Herodotus and Thucydides. ; 12. A Noble Alliance: Herodotus, Thucydides, and Xenophon s Procles. ; 13. Herodotus and Thucydides in Roman Republican Historiography
Responsibility: edited by Edith Foster, Donald Lateiner.

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