The limits of historiography :

The limits of historiography : genre and narrative in ancient historical texts / edited by Christina Shuttleworth Kraus. - Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 1999. - ix, 363 p. ; 25 cm. - Mnemosyne, bibliotheca classica Batava. Supplementum, 191 0169-8958 ; .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Social pleasures in early Chinese historiography and philosophy / David Schaberg -- Knowledge and skepticism in ancient Chinese historiography / Wai-Yee Li -- Local versus general history in Old Hittite historiography / Alexander Uchitel -- Commemoration, writing, and genre in ancient Mesopotamia / Piotr Michalowski -- The Persian kings and history / Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg -- History, historiography, and the use of the past in the Hebrew Bible / Thomas M. Bolin -- Thucydides' Persian wars / Timothy Rood -- Guiding metaphor and narrative point of view in Livy's Ab urbe condita / Mary Jaeger -- Tacitus' Histories and the theory of deliberative oratory / David S. Levene -- Jugurthine disorder / Christina S. Kraus -- Universal perspectives in historiography / Katherine Clarke -- Genre, convention, and innovation in Greco-Roman historiography / John Marincola -- Epilogue / Christopher Pelling.

9004106707 (alk. paper)

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History, Ancient--Historiography.
Narration (Rhetoric)--History--To 1500.
Literary form--History--To 1500.

D56 / .L56 1999

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