Roman Historiography: An Introduction to Its Basic Aspects and Development (Hardback)
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Short Description for Roman Historiography Roman Historiography presents a comprehensive introduction to the development of Roman historical writings in the ancient world. Rooting his survey in the context of its Greek predecessors, and within the broader framework of Roman literature and society, Mehl discusses every historical writer of significance in the ancient Roman era.
- Published: 17 May 2011
- Format: Hardback 300 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781405121835 ISBN 10: 1405121831
- Sales rank: 959,758
Full description for Roman Historiography
Roman Historiography: An Introduction to its Basic Aspects and Development presents a comprehensive introduction to the development of Roman historical writings in both Greek and Latin, from the early annalists to Orosius and Procopius of Byzantium. Provides an accessible survey of every historical writer of significance in the Roman world Traces the growth of Christian historiography under the influence of its pagan adversaries Offers valuable insight into current scholarly trends on Roman historiography Includes a user-friendly bibliography, catalog of authors and editions, and index Selected by Choice as a 2013 Outstanding Academic Title