Histories

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Histories

(from the article `Polybius`) The Histories on which his reputation rests consisted of 40 books, the last being indexes. Books I–V are extant. For the rest there are various ...
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Histories

(from the article `Sallust`) ...the oligarchy. This is the underlying framework of Sallust`s schematic analysis of the events of that time—the clash between the nobility, or ...
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histories

histories 1. The discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings. 2. All that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge. 3. A record or narrative description of past events. 4. Chronological records of events, as of the lives or developments of people or institution, often including an expla...
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Histories

[Tacitus] Histories (Historiae) is a book by Tacitus, written c. 100–110, which covers the Year of Four Emperors following the downfall of Nero, the rise of Vespasian, and the rule of the Flavian Dynasty (69–96) up to the death of Domitian. At the beginning of the year AD 69, six months after the death of Nero, Tacitus started working o...
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Histories

[Herodotus] The Histories (Ἱστορίαι; also known as The History) of Herodotus is now considered as the founding work of history in Western literature. Written from the 450s to the 420s BC in the Ionic dialect of classical Greek, The Histories serves as a record of the ancient traditions, politics, geography, and clashes of various c...
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