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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 many years from papyri and different resources. via clarifying the social and highbrow implication of the truth that the Greeks saved biography and autobiography certain from historiography, he contributes to an knowing of a uncomplicated dichotomy within the Western culture of historic writing.

The improvement of Greek Biography is totally annotated, and features a bibliography designed to function an advent to the learn of biography in general.

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