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Rhetoric in classical historiography : four studies

Author: A J Woodman
Publisher: London : Croom Helm ; Portland, Or. : Areopagitica Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Professor Woodman's radical study argues against the view that the historian's craft has remained largely unchanged since classical times. A thought-provoking discussion of ancient historiographical theory.
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Woodman, A.J. (Anthony John), 1945-
Rhetoric in classical historiography.
London : Croom Helm ; Portland, Or. : Areopagitica Press, 1988
(DLC) 87035175
Named Person: Thucydides; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Cornelius Tacitus; Sallust; Livy; Thucydides; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Cornelius Tacitus; Sallust; Livy; Marcus Tullius Cicero; Livy.; Sallust; Cornelius Tacitus; Thucydides.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A J Woodman
ISBN: 9780709952565 0709952562 9780203480533 0203480538 1280024720 9781280024726 9780918400079 0918400074
OCLC Number: 646719468
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 236 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1 Preconceptions and Practicalities: Thucydides --
chapter 2 Theory: Cicero Introduction: the Letter to Lucceius and the --
chapter 3 Style and Attitude: Sallust and Livy --
chapter 4 History and Alternative Histories: Tacitus --
chapter 5 Epilogue.
Responsibility: A.J. Woodman.

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