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Herodotus and his world : essays from a conference in memory of George Forrest

Author: Peter Derow; George Forrest
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stunning in range and diversity, this collection of new essays by an international group of scholars illuminates Herodotus and the world in and about which he wrote. In addition to presenting a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Oxford (2000)
Named Person: Herodotus; Herodotus.
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Derow; George Forrest
ISBN: 0199253749 9780199253746
OCLC Number: 644012065
Description: XIII, 376 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Part I: Narrative ; 1. Authorial Voice and Narrative Management in Herodotus ; 2. Pedestrian Fatalities: the Prosaics of Death in Herodotus ; 3. Panionios of Chios and Hermotimos of Pedasa ; 4. Herodotean Chronology ; 5. Who Was Actually Buried in the First of the Three Spartan Tombs? (Hdt 9.85.1)?: Textual and Historical Problems ; 6. The Oldest 'New' Military Historians: Herodotus, W. G. Forrest, and the Historiography of War ; Part II: Peoples and Places ; 7. Herodotus (and others) on Pelasgians: Some Perceptions of Ethnicity ; 8. Herodotus' Conception of Historical Space ; 9. 'Tradition' in Herodotus: The Foundation of Cyrene ; 10. Why Did Herodotus Not Mention the Hanging Gardens of Babylon? ; 11. Athenaiosi tetagmenoisi en temenei Herakleos (Hdt 6.108.1) ; 12. Herodotus (8.137-8), the Manumissions from Leukopetra, and the Topography fo the Middle Haliakmon Valley ; 13. Cleisthenes (of Athens) and Corinth ; Part III: Religion ; 14. 'Prophecy in Reverse'? Herodotus and the Origins of History ; 15. Oracles for Sale ; 16. The Common Oracle of the Milesians and the Argives (Hdt. 6.19 and 77) ; 17. Herodotus and the 'Resurrection' ; Part IV: Herodotus and Athens ; 18. Herodotus and Athens ; 19. Democracy without Theory
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