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Published: 01 September 2017

320 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474427135

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Moral History from Herodotus to Diodorus Siculus

Lisa Irene Hau

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Covers the five most substantially preserved historical texts from Classical and Hellenistic Greece: Herodotos, Thucydides, Xenophon, Polybios, and Diodoros
  • ffers a comprehensive analysis of the moral-didactic techniques used and moral messages propounded by each of these author
  • Compares the practices and messages of the different works to arrive at a diachronic understanding of the role of moral didacticism in Classical and Hellenistic historiography.