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Title Thucydides and Herodotus / edited by Edith Foster and Donald Lateiner
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 399 pages)
Contents Introduction / Edith Foster and Donald Lateiner -- Structure and meaning in epic and historiography / Richard B. Rutherford -- Thucydides as reader of Herodotus / Philip A. Stadter -- Indirect discourse in Herodotus and Thucydides / Carlo Scardino -- The rationality of Herodotus and Thucydides as evidenced by their respective use of numbers / Catherine Rubicam -- Herodotus and Thucydides on blind decisions preceding military action / Hans-Peter Stahl -- Oaths : theory and practice in the Histories of Herodotus and Thucydides / Donald Lateiner -- Thermopylae and Pylos, with reference to the Homeric background / Edith Foster -- Thucydides on Themistocles : a Herodotean narrator? / Wolfgang Blösel -- Persians in Thucydides / Rosaria Vignolo Munson -- Aristotle's Rhetoric, the Rhetorica ad Alexandrum, and the speeches in Herodotus and Thucydides / Christopher Pelling -- A noble alliance : Herodotus, Thucydides, and Xenophon's Procles / Emily Baragwanath -- Herodotus and Thucydides in Roman Republican historiography / Iris Samotta
Summary 'Thucydides and Herodotus' is an edited collection which looks at two of the most important ancient Greek historians living in the 5th century BCE. It examines the relevant relationship between them which is considered, especially nowadays, by historians and philologists to be more significant than previously realized
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 374-378) and indexes
SUBJECT Thucydides.
Herodotus. fast (OCoLC)fst00040347
Thucydides. fast (OCoLC)fst00031624
Subject Historians -- Greece
History, Ancient.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- Greece.
History, Ancient.
Form Electronic book
Author Foster, Edith
Lateiner, Donald.
ISBN 9780191626401