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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 Livian historiographical tradition
This dissertation examines the relationships of the Roman historians Florus, Granius Licinianus, and Lucius Ampelius to their second century CE or High Imperial historical and cultural contex and to their source and predecessor, the Roman historian Livy. Their cultural context includes the Greek Second Sophistic, and these ...
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 ...