The Afterlife of Herodotus and Thucydides

Edited by John North and Peter Mack
30 November 2019
244 × 170 mm
230 pp
Formats:
Paperback: 978-1-905670-87-1
This is one of the volumes in the series of ‘Afterlives’ of the Classics, which is being produced jointly by the Institute of Classical Studies and the Warburg Institute.
Introduction

– John North & Peter Mack
 
From Thucydides to Lucretius: the Plague of Athens, between medicine and classical scholarship in Renaissance Italy

– Andrea Ceccarelli

The Byzantine reception of Herodotus and Thucydides
 
– Elizabeth Jeffreys

Herodotus and Thucydides in Procopius’ Wars

– Vasiliki Zali

Herodotus and Thucydides in Walter Ralegh’s History of the World

– Ben Earley

Thucydides and the English Renaissance education

– Luca Iori

A Protestant Thucydides in Reformation Germany

– John Richards

A mathematician among the classics: Isaac Newton as a reader of Herodotus

– Mordechai Feingold

Herodotus and the perception of the Persian empire. Some observations from a historical and methodological perspective

– Reinhold Bichler

The resurgence of Herodotus and the new philosophy of history

– Gaston J. Basile

The modernity of Thucydides

– Neville Morley

Index