By Arnaldo Momigliano

Arnaldo Momigliano lines the expansion of historical biography from the 5th century to the 1st century B.C. He asks new questions on the origins and improvement of Greek biography, and makes complete use of latest facts exposed in contemporary many years from papyri and different resources. by means of clarifying the social and highbrow implication of the truth that the Greeks stored biography and autobiography distinctive from historiography, he contributes to an knowing of a uncomplicated dichotomy within the Western culture of old writing.

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

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