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Author Baron, Christopher A., 1973-
Title Timaeus of Tauromenium and Hellenistic historiography / Christopher A. Baron.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Author Baron, Christopher A., 1973-
Subject Timaeus, of Tauromenium, approximately 356 B.C.-260 B.C.
Timaeus, of Tauromenium, approximately 356 B.C.-260 B.C. -- Criticism and interpretation.
Historians -- Greece -- Biography.
Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C. -- Historiography.
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How to study a fragmentary historian -- Timaeus' life and works -- Timaeus' legacy : Rome and beyond -- The distorting lens : Polybius and Timaeus -- A stranger in a strange land? Timaeus in Athens -- Polemical invective and the Hellenistic historian's craft -- The missing link? Pythagoras and Pythagoreans in Timaeus -- "Just like a schoolboy" : Timaeus and his speeches -- Generic choices : the shape of Timaeus' histories -- Herodotean historiography in the Hellenistic age -- Appendix A: New delimitations or translations -- Appendix B: Philodemus, on poems and Timaeus T 15b.
Summary A new evaluation of Timaeus of Tauromenium treating his fragments and Hellenistic historiography, in their proper context.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781139624824 (electronic bk.)
1139624822 (electronic bk.)
9780511733246 (electronic bk.)
0511733240 (electronic bk.)
9781107000971
1107000971
9781283870405
1283870401
OCLC # 820719532
Additional Format Print version: Baron, Christopher A., 1973- Timaeus of Tauromenium and Hellenistic historiography. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012 9781107000971 (DLC) 2012023176 (OCoLC)796230116


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