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Shaping the Canons of Ancient Greek Historiography : Imitation, Classicism, and Literary Criticism

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This book considers the formation and development of the canons of Greek historians in the ancient rhetorical tradition and in school treatises. Beginning with Cicero and Quintilian and focusing on the rhetor and historian Dionysius of Halicarnassus, it tackles the contemporary debate on literary canons, as well as the relationship between historiography, literary criticism, and ancient rhetoric.

Number of Pages: 280
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: Beiträge Zur Altertumskunde
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: De Gruyter
Author: Ivan Matijasic
Language: English
Street Date: March 31, 2017
TCIN: 51569081
UPC: 9783110475128
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-4997
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