Studies in the Greek Historians, by Donald Kagan
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- ISBN: 9780521124690 | 0521124697
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/10/2009
The historians considered in this volume lived between the fifth century BC and the third century AD. They came from areas as far apart as Syria and Sicily and they had in common the Greek language and the Greek tradition of historical writing. They include authors who, though not strictly historians, shed important light on the tradition. Some contributors consider the value of their subjects as historical sources, others deal with problems of historical method or with ideas which arise from their works.