Byzantine Readings of Ancient Historians: Texts in by Anthony Kaldellis

By Anthony Kaldellis

The survival of historic Greek historiography is basically as a result of its renovation via Byzantine copyists and students. This technique entailed choice, edition, and statement, which formed the corpus of Greek historiography in its transmission. via investigating these offerings, Kaldellis allows a greater realizing of the reception and survival of Greek ancient writing.

Byzantine Readings of historical Historians comprises translations of texts written via Byzantines on particular historical historians. every one translated textual content is observed via an advent and notes to focus on the categorical context and function of its composition. with a purpose to current a rounded photo of the reception of Greek historiography in Byzantium, quite a lot of genres were thought of, comparable to poems and epigrams, essays, customized scholia, and commentaries. Byzantine Readings of historical Historians is for this reason an incredible source for students and scholars of old history.

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