By Arnaldo Momigliano

Arnaldo Momigliano strains the expansion of historic biography from the 5th century to the 1st century B.C. He asks new questions about the origins and improvement of Greek biography, and makes complete use of recent proof exposed in contemporary many years from papyri and different assets. by way of clarifying the social and highbrow implication of the truth that the Greeks saved biography and autobiography detailed from historiography, he contributes to an figuring out of a simple dichotomy within the Western culture of old writing.

The improvement of Greek Biography is absolutely annotated, and contains a bibliography designed to function an creation to the research of biography in general.

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