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Author Lateiner, Donald.

Title The historical method of herodotus / Donald Lateiner.

Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©1989.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 319 pages).
Series Phoenix. Supplementary volume ; 23 = Phoenix. Tome supplémentaire, 0079-1784 ; 23
Phoenix. Supplementary volume (Toronto, Ont.) ; 23.
Note Includes indexes.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-303).
Contents ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE""; ""ABBREVIATIONS""; ""Introduction""; ""The Nature of the Investigation""; ""The 'Difference' of Herodotus""; ""PART ONE: Rhetoric: How Herodotus Recreates the Past""; ""1 A New Genre, a New Rhetoric""; ""The Promise of the Proem""; ""The Rhetoric of History: Narrative and Speech""; ""Nonverbal Behaviours""; ""Talking to the Reader""; ""Beginnings""; ""Endings""; ""Conclusion""; ""PART TWO: The Presentation of His Research: The Historian's Power""; ""Introduction to Part Two""; ""2 Selection: Explicit Omission""; ""Research Problems""; ""Reticence""; ""Inventory""
""3 Alternative Versions: The Reader's Autonomy""""Inventory""; ""4 Disputation: Herodotus' Use of Written Sources""; ""Hecataeus""; ""Hellenic Views""; ""Hellenic Poets""; ""Barbarian Authorities""; ""Inventory of Herodotean Polemic""; ""PART THREE: Poiesis: How Herodotus Makes Sense of Historical Facts""; ""Introduction to Part Three""; ""5 The Place of Chronology""; ""6 Limit, Propriety, and Transgression: A Structuring Concept in the Histories""; ""'Limit, ' 'Transgression, ' and Related Metaphors""; ""The Subject of Women""; ""Moral Principles in History""
""7 Ethnography as Access to History""""Egyptians""; ""Persians""; ""Scythians""; ""Greeks""; ""8 Historiographical Patterning: 'The Constitutional Debate'""; ""Structure and Patterns""; ""The Hypotheses of the Participants""; ""Autocrats in the Histories""; ""Isonomia""; ""PART FOUR: Meaning and Method: How Herodotus Makes Particulars Resonate""; ""9 Event and Explanation: Herodotean Interpretations""; ""The Nature of Causal Argument in Herodotus""; ""Analogies in Herodotus and the Concept of Equalization""; ""Five Systems of Explanation""; ""Fact and Explanation in Herodotus""
""10 The Failure and Success of Herodotus""""Introduction""; ""The Isolation of Herodotus""; ""Herodotus' and Subsequent Greek Notions of Historiography""; ""Herodotus' Achievement""; ""NOTES""; ""SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY""; ""INDEX LOCORUM""; ""GENERAL INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""; ""Z""
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Subject Herodotus. History.
Héroët, Antoine.
Hérodote. Histoires.
Persian Wars (Greece : 500-449 B.C.)
History (Herodotus)
History -- Methodology.
Greece -- History -- Persian Wars, 500-449 B.C. -- Historiography.
Chronological Term 500-449 B.C
Indexed Term Historiography
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lateiner, Donald. Historical method of Herodotus. Toronto ; London : University of Toronto Press, ©1989 9780802057938 (OCoLC)59970743
ISBN 9781442675773 (electronic bk.)
1442675772 (electronic bk.)
0802057934 (bound)
Music No. 9786612039652