By Arnaldo Momigliano
Arnaldo Momigliano lines the expansion of historical biography from the 5th century to the 1st century B.C. He asks new questions on the origins and improvement of Greek biography, and makes complete use of latest proof exposed in contemporary many years from papyri and different resources. by means of clarifying the social and highbrow implication of the truth that the Greeks saved biography and autobiography exact from historiography, he contributes to an knowing of a uncomplicated dichotomy within the Western culture of historic writing.
The improvement of Greek Biography is totally annotated, and contains a bibliography designed to function an advent to the research of biography in general.
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