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Development of the Idea of History in Antiquity.

Author/Creator:
Press, Gerald A.
Publication:
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (192 pages)
Series:
McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas Ser.
McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Ideas Ser. ; v.2
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Subjects:
History -- Philosophy.
History, Ancient -- Historiography.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
An extensive scholarly literature, written in the past century holds that in ancient Greek and Roman thought history is understood as circular and repetitive - a consequence of their anti-temporal metaphysics - in contrast with Judaeo-Christian thought, w.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
I: Introduction
II: History as Inquiry in the Hellenic Age
III: History as a Literary Genre: The Hellenistic Age
IV: The Early Roman Empire: History as Story and the Rhetorical Use of History by the Early Christians
V: The Distinction between Sacred and Profane History in Late Antiquity
VI: Conclusion: The Development of the Idea of History and the Cultural Ferment of Late Antiquity
Appendix: Bibliography of Works on the Accepted View of the Idea of History in Antiquity
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Index Indicum
Index of Names and Subjects
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Press, Gerald A. Development of the Idea of History in Antiquity
ISBN:
9780773563971
9780773510029
OCLC:
929120987