Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 October 2020

366 Pages | 11 illustrations

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190492304

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The First Pagan Historian

The Fortunes of a Fraud from Antiquity to the Enlightenment

Frederic Clark

  • First comprehensive account of The History of the Destruction of Troy
  • Emphasizes the importance of forgery in the history of the classical canon
  • Contributes to the rapidly growing field of classical reception studies
  • Offers a new take on the longstanding battle between history and fiction