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Historiography
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I. General (CT)

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A. Introduction (CT)

History and historiography are terms that can be used in a variety of ways. Not only are they frequently used synonymously, but depending on the context they refer to such different activities as the study of the past and the presentation of research results. This difference is reflected in the words historíēs apódexis, with which Herodotus began his accounts. In Herodotus' usag…

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Harth, Dietrich (Heidelberg RWG), Davies, John K. (Liverpool RWG), Walther, Gerrit (Frankfurt/Main RWG) and Demandt, Alexander (Berlin RWG), “Historiography”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1402440>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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