on all orders of $59 or more

$8 OFF your purchase of $100 or more!
Use coupon code WEDNESDAY in checkout.

Greek and Roman Historians

, by
Greek and Roman Historians by Grant,Michael, 9780415117708
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780415117708 | 0415117704
  • Cover: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 5/10/1995
  • Rent Textbook


  • Buy New Textbook

    Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days

It is today widely accepted that we do not get the whole truth from any historian.Greek and Roman Historiansapplies this undoubted fact to ancient historians such as Herodotus, Tacitus and Thucydides. In this enlightening work, Michael Grant argues that misinformation, even deliberate disinformation, is abundant in their writings. Greek and Roman Historianssuggests new ways of reading and interpreting the ancient historians, in order to maximize their use as source material. Grant demonstrates that the evidence they provide can be augmented by the use of other sources, literary and non-literary alike. Michael Grant shows how we can find out something about the ancient world, even if it is not exactly what its historians intended us to know. He argues that their work remains our most important source of information, once we have discounted their sometimes inadequate regard for the truth.

You might also enjoy...

Please wait while the item is added to your bag...