A Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography
This two-volume Companion to Greek and Roman Historiography reflects the new directions and interpretations that have arisen in the field of ancient historiography in the past few decades.
Comprises a series of cutting edge articles written by recognised scholars
Presents broad, chronological treatments of important issues in the writing of history and antiquity
These are complemented by chapters on individual genres and sub-genres from the fifth century B.C.E. to the fourth century C.E.
Provides a series of interpretative readings on the individual historians
Contains essays on the neighbouring genres of tragedy, biography, and epic, among others, and their relationship to history
John Marincola is Professor of Classics at Florida State University. He is the author of Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography (1997), Greek Historians (2001) and, with Michael A. Flower, Herodotus: Histories Book IX (2002). He is currently at work on a book on Hellenistic historiography.