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Knowing Future Time In and Through Greek Historiography

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Book Description

Greek historiography engaged with past and present time; but how exactly did this engagement incorporate claims to knowing the future? Considering prognosis as rooted in historiographical temporalities this volume reads historians from Herodotus to Appian with a view to exploring configurations of future time in the context of ancient and modern reflections on the historical as well as the ethical and political role of historiographical practice.

  • ISBN: 9783110430820 |
  • Hardcover: 450 pages |
  • Publisher: De Gruyter |
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  • Language: English |
  • Format: Ebook