The Development of Greek Biography: Expanded Edition (Carl Newell Jackson Lectures)

By Arnaldo Momigliano

Arnaldo Momigliano lines the expansion of historic biography from the 5th century to the 1st century B.C. He asks new questions about the origins and improvement of Greek biography, and makes complete use of latest proof exposed in fresh a long time from papyri and different assets. by way of clarifying the social and highbrow implication of the truth that the Greeks stored biography and autobiography special from historiography, he contributes to an figuring out of a uncomplicated dichotomy within the Western culture of historic writing.

The improvement of Greek Biography is absolutely annotated, and incorporates a bibliography designed to function an creation to the research of biography in general.

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