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By John Marincola

This ebook is a examine of a number of the claims to authority made by way of the traditional Greek and Roman historians all through their histories, and of ways within which the culture of historic historiography formed their responses and molded the presentation of themselves to their viewers. Guiding them of their claims to be authoritative was once the culture of the founders and top practitioners of heritage, Herodotus and Thucydides.

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