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Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Lisa Irene Hau

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474411073
eISBN:
9781474422048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411073.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book offers an interpretation of the first 500 years of history writing as a moral-didactic genre, and argues that this does not invalidate ancient Greek historiography as history. In Part I, it ... More


Pathos with a Point: Reflections on ‘Sensationalist’ Narratives of Violence in Hellenistic Historiography in the Light of Twenty-First-Century Historiography

Lisa I. Hau

in Experience, Narrative, and Criticism in Ancient Greece: Under the Spell of Stories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198848295
eISBN:
9780191882845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848295.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses accounts of violence in so-called tragic history and suggests that this Hellenistic subgenre may better be understood as an attempt to write experiential history. It begins ... More


Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Bruce Gibson and Thomas Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

From his first publication, Aratos of Sicyon (1933), to his death in 2008, F. W. Walbank established himself as one of the leading ancient historians of the last century. His many publications - not ... More


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