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The Significant and the Insignificant: Five Studies in Herodotus' View of History by J. E. Veen - Hardcover
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The Significant and the Insignificant: Five Studies in Herodotus' View of History by J. E. Veen - Hardcover

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9789050632966
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English
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J.C. Gieben
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Although it is widely recognised that Solon s thoughts on human life (1.30-32) are important to a correct understanding of Herodotus work, little attention has been given to their narratological meaning. On the basis of a careful interpretation of five episodes, this monograph argues that Solon s advice, look to the end, establishes the viewpoint from which Herodotus stories are to be ...

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    Category Type
    Classic
    ISBN
    9789050632966
    Book Language
    English
    Language of the text
    English
    Category Type
    Classic
    ISBN
    9789050632966
    Book Language
    English
    Language of the text
    English
    Publisher
    J.C. Gieben
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    J. E. Veen
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    Description:

    Although it is widely recognised that Solon s thoughts on human life (1.30-32) are important to a correct understanding of Herodotus work, little attention has been given to their narratological meaning. On the basis of a careful interpretation of five episodes, this monograph argues that Solon s

    Although it is widely recognised that Solon s thoughts on human life (1.30-32) are important to a correct understanding of Herodotus work, little attention has been given to their narratological meaning. On the basis of a careful interpretation of five episodes, this monograph argues that Solon s advice, look to the end, establishes the viewpoint from which Herodotus stories are to be understood. This viewpoint leads to surprising conclusions as to what is and is not important to the development of history. It casts doubts especially on the magnificent role of Athens and its democracy.

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    • Category: Classic
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Language of Text: English
    • Author(s): J. E. Veen
    • Publisher: J.C. Gieben
    • ISBN: 9789050632966
    • Number of Pages: 146
    • Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.4 x 0.7 inches
 

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