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The Greek Historians of the West

Timaeus and His Predecessors (American Philological Association Philological Monographs)

by Lionel Pearson

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by An American Philological Association Book .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: classical, early & medieval,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Europe - Italy,
  • History / Ancient / Greece,
  • Ancient - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8573105M
    ISBN 101555400787
    ISBN 109781555400781

    About The Portable Greek Historians. Essential passages from the works of four “fathers of history”—Herodotus’s History, Thucydides’ History of the Peloponnesian War, Xenophon’s Anabasis, and Polybius’s Histories. Name: Instructor: Course: Date: The Greek Historians There are various categories of Greek historians who hold different views and perceptions and views about what StudentShare Our website is a unique platform where students can share their papers in a matter of giving an example of the work to be done.

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    The third of the great Greek historians, Xenophon, was more devoted to the purely storytelling aspects of history. The influence of Thucydides was early in the ascendant, and the two important Greek historians of the Roman period, Polybius and Dio Cassius . Ancient Greek Civilization Scope: The Greeks enjoy a special place in the construction of western culture and identity. Much of what we esteem in our own culture derives from them: democracy, epic poetry, lyric poetry, tragedy, history writing, philosophy, aesthetic taste, all of these and many other features ofFile Size: 1MB.


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: The Greek Historians of the West: Timaeus and His Predecessors (Society for Classical Studies Philological Monographs) (): Pearson, Lionel: Books 5/5(1). 'One of the great merits of L.'s book is that he covers in summary many of the major academic issue raised by the Greek Historians.

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$ Paperback. Published: 01 May Pages. ISBN: Bookseller Code. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. The Greek Historians follows the development of history from Herodotus, via Thucydides, Xenophon and Polybius, until the Hellenistic age. It introduces the individual writers and their topics, yet it also outlines their attitudes to historiography and their criticisms of each :   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

The Greek historians by Moses I. Finley,Penguin Books edition, in English The Greek historians ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: The Histories (Greek: Ἱστορίαι; Ancient Greek: [historíai̯]; also known as The Histories) of Herodotus is considered the founding work of history in Western literature.

Written in BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various cultures that were known in Greece, Western Asia and Author: Herodotus. The Greek Historians follows the development of history from Herodotus, via Thucydides, Xenophon and Polybius, until the Hellenistic age.

It introduces the individual writers and their topics, yet it also outlines their attitudes to historiography and their criticisms of each other/5(9).

Book Description. The Greeks invented history as a literary genre in the fifth century B.C. The first historians owed much to Homer and adopted his vivid and direct style in narrating historical events.

Yet, despite the influence of Homer the birth of history was basically a reaction against mythical accounts of. It is not only the first church history, but the inspiration of most of those to follow; indeed subsequent church histories, east and west, were essentially continuations of his work.

The three most notable eastern examples are those of Socrates, Sozomen and Theodoret of Cyrus; they all bear the title Ecclesiastical History and run along.

The Greeks invented history as a literary genre in the fifth century B.C. The first historians owed much to Homer and adopted his vivid and direct style in narrating historical events. Yet, despite the influence of Homer the birth of history was basically a reaction against mythical accounts of the past.

Homer wrote about war and travel in foreign lands, in the distant and mythical past/5(2). Get this from a library. The Greek historians of the west: Timaeus and his predecessors.

[Lionel Ignacius Cusack Pearson]. The Ancient Greek Historians is John Bagnell Bury at his most informative, interesting and entertaining.

It is a great place to start for an understanding of the development of the historical literature of Greek antiquity and how the views of history itself developed from the sixth century BCE/5.

Get this from a library. The Greek historians of the West: Timaeus and his predecessors. [Lionel Pearson]. Herodotus is the most famous ancient Greek historian also known by most scolars as “The Father of History”.

Herodotus was born in Halicarnassus, and lived in the fifth century BC. Herodotus was different than previous historians in several ways. It includes excerpts from several of the scholar's history books together with an introduction, headnotes, and a bibliography by the celebrated classical scholar M.I.

Finley. This is a fascinating window into the statecraft, warfare, morals, and mores of the remote past. The Greek Historians ()Pages:   The Paperback of the The Ancient Greek Historians by J.

Bury at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!4/4(2). Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA City Harmondsworth, Eng.

Donor bostonpubliclibrary EditionPages: History of Attica (from to the end of the Peloponnesian War) Troica and Persica (histories of Troy and Persia.) *Thucydides (cc) The Peloponnesian War () Hellenica *Xenophon (cc) Hellenica Covered in 7 books Theopompus (c.

-?) Hellenica Covered in 12 books Philippica (16 books) - history of Philip and Alexander. Herodotus, Greek author of the first great narrative history produced in the ancient world, the History of the Greco-Persian Wars. He remains the leading source of original information not only for Greek history between and BCE but also for much of that of western Asia and of Egypt at that time.

Ancient Aethiopia, (Greek: Αἰθιοπία, romanized: Aithiopia; also known as Ethiopia) first appears as a geographical term in classical documents in reference to the upper Nile region, as well as certain areas south of the Sahara desert.

Its earliest mention is in the works of Homer: twice in the Iliad, and three times in the Odyssey. The Greek historian Herodotus specifically uses the.Teachers will be glad to hear that this is a book that should encourage students to read the Greek Historians themselves.' - Matthew Clark, JACT Review.

Synopsis. The Greeks invented history as a literary genre in the 5th century B.C. The first historians owed much to Homer and adopted his vivid and direct style in narrating historical events.4/5(1). The book provides a full bibliography of recent work done mainly (but not exclusively) in English, and suggests future directions that the study of these historians may take.

It will be of interest to upper-level students and scholars who would like an overview of recent trends in the study both of the historians themselves and of ancient Greek.