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Early Greek Poetry as/and History

Deborah Boedeker

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218158
eISBN:
9780191804243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218158.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines early Greek historical poetry and its complex relationships with the prose histories of Herodotus and Thucydides. It begins with an overview of archaic and early classical Greek ... More


The Rise of Greek Historiography and the Invention of Prose

Jonas Grethlein

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218158
eISBN:
9780191804243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218158.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the rise of Greek historiography against the backdrop of contemporary intellectual developments, and traces back the manifold interactions between the works of Herodotus and ... More


Hellenistic Historiography

John Dillery

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 1: Beginnings to AD 600

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199218158
eISBN:
9780191804243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199218158.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the development of Hellenistic historical writing. It begins by wrestling with the term ‘Hellenistic’, and working out some of the implications that go along with both the ... More


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