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Problematized motivation in the Samian and Persian logoi (Book III)

Emily Baragwanath

in Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231294
eISBN:
9780191710797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231294.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the way in which evidence from character and action, in the Histories, is not necessarily a guide to motivation; and how, despite the importance Herodotus places on nomoi, ... More


The Oldest ‘New’ Military Historians: Herodotos, W. G. Forrest, and the Historiography of War

Eugenia C. Kiesling

in Herodotus and his World: Essays from a Conference in Memory of George Forrest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253746
eISBN:
9780191719745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253746.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Although neither Herodotus nor George W. G. Forrest is a military historian, both offer valuable models for that discipline. This chapter surveys key moments in the historiography of war, explaining ... More


Herodotusʼ Allusions to the Sparta of his Day

Wolfgang Blösel

in Interpreting Herodotus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803614
eISBN:
9780191842016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803614.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

When Herodotus wrote his Histories during the Archidamian War, the Spartans were widely successful with their propaganda of ‘Freedom for all Hellenes’ against the Athenian imperialism. The aim of ... More


The End of the <i>Histories</i> and the End of the Atheno-Peloponnesian Wars

Elizabeth Irwin

in Interpreting Herodotus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803614
eISBN:
9780191842016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803614.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This article argues that the end of the Histories has been designed in multiple ways to allude to the end of the Atheno-Peloponnesian wars and to offer a critique of the figure whose policies were ... More


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