The historian's craft in the age of Herodotus / edited by Nino Luraghi
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
- Physical Description:
- x, 340 pages ; 23 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Luraghi, Nino
- Introduction / Nino Luraghi -- Herodotus and oral history / Oswyn Murray -- Ancestors of historiography in early Greek elegiac and iambic poetry? / Ewen L/ Bowie -- Hecataeus : from genealogy to historiography / Lucio Bertelli -- Early Historiē and literacy / Robert L. Fowler -- Constructing the past : colonial traditions and the writing of history. The case of Cyrene / Maurizio Giangiulio -- Local knowledge in Herodotus' Histories / Nino Luraghi -- Kissing cousins : some curious cases of adjacent material in Herodotus / Alan Griffiths -- The Herodotean picture of Themistocles : a mirror of fifth-century Athens / Wolfgang Blösel -- Herodotus' Histories and the floating gap / Rosalind Thomas -- Herodotus' Egypt and the foundations of universal history / Pietro Vannicelli -- The beginnings of chronology : Hellanicus' Hiereiai / Astrid Möller -- Thucydides' archaeology : between epic and oral traditions / Roberto Nicolai -- Myth, history, and collective identity : uses of the past to Ancient Greece and beyond / Hans-Joachim Gehrke -- Herodotus and oral history reconsidered / Oswyn Murray.
- "Most of the essays ... derive from papers presented at the workshop 'The Dawn of Historiography,' held in Turin at the beginning of September 1997"-p. [v]
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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