By Nino Luraghi
Read Online or Download The Historian's Craft in the Age of Herodotus PDF
Similar ancient history books
Even though shortlived, Lysimachus' Hellespontine empire foreshadowed these of Pergamum and Byzantium. Lund's ebook units his activities considerably in the context of the risky early Hellenistic international and perspectives them as a part of a continuum of imperial rule in Asia minor. She demanding situations the belief that he was once a vicious, yet finally incompetent tyrant.
A ground-breaking edited assortment charting the increase and fall of varieties of unfree labour within the historic Mediterranean and within the glossy Atlantic, applying the method of comparative historical past. The 11 chapters within the booklet take care of conceptual matters and diverse methods to ancient comparability, and contain particular case-studies starting from the traditional sorts of slavery of classical Greece and of the Roman empire to the fashionable examples of slavery that characterized the Caribbean, Latin the USA and the us.
Browne's recognized paintings, first released in 1902, was once the basic textual content on literary heritage in Persian reports for a few years. As an outline of Persian literature from the earliest instances till Firdawsi, it remains to be a important reference. Out of print for your time, it really is now reissued as a library variation, in facsimile to trap the texture of the unique variation.
The improvement of technological know-how within the glossy international is frequently held to depend upon such associations as universities, peer-reviewed journals, and democracy. How, then, did new technology emerge within the pre-modern tradition of the Hellenistic Egyptian monarchy? Berrey argues that the courtroom society shaped round the Ptolemaic pharaohs Ptolemy III and IV (reigned successively 246-205/4 BCE) supplied an viewers for cross-disciplinary, discovered wisdom, as physicians, mathematicians, and mechanicians clothed themselves within the virtues of courtiers attendant at the kings.
- From the Tetrarchs to the Theodosians (Yale Classical Studies)
- A Handbook to the Reception of Thucydides (HCRZ - Wiley Blackwell Handbooks to Classical Reception)
- The Second Sophistic: A Cultural Phenomenon in the Roman Empire
- Synagoge: [Synagoge lexeon chresimon] Texts of the Original Version and of MS. B (Sammlung griechischer und lateinischer Grammatiker)
Extra info for The Historian's Craft in the Age of Herodotus
The Historian's Craft in the Age of Herodotus by Nino Luraghi