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Simplicius as a source for and an interpreter of Parmenides
The importance of Simplicius as source for the Presocratics is widely recognized, yet his interpretations of them have been largely ignored. This study presents a systematic examination of his interpretation of Parmenides with a view to vindicating Simplicius as a serious interpreter of the Presocratics.All the passages in ...
The role and performance of Herodotus as Narrator of the Histories
This dissertation examines the importance of Herodotus as narrator of the Histories. It is noted that Herodotus assumes the stance of both an overt and covert narrator. Herodotus narrates most of the Histories in a very overt fashion. There are sections, however, that Herodotus relates in a much more covert manner by withdrawing ...