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This book is the first comprehensive study of Greek and Latin historiography from Constantine to the end of the sixth century AD. It aims to examine the development of late antique historiography, stressing chiefly the relations between pagan and Christian historians, their polemics but also their often neglected agreements. Of special importance is the study of the Church historians who are considerable but not adequately known sources for the political and social history of the period. Greek and Latin Historiography in Late Antiquity is a highly valuable and useful reference tool for both scholars and students.

Greek and Roman Historiography in Late Antiquity has been selected by Choice as Outstanding Academic Title (2005).
Collected Essays on the Literature of the Roman Empire by Daniël den Hengst
In this collection of essays Roman historical and biographical texts are studied from a literary point of view. The main interest of the author, Daniël den Hengst, professor emeritus of Latin at the University of Amsterdam, concerns the development of Roman historiography, the ways in which Roman historians present their work and the intertextual relations between these works and other literary genres. Special attention is given to the Historia Augusta and Ammianus Marcellinus, but also authors from the classical period, such as Cicero, Livy and Suetonius and their ideas about historiography are discussed. The articles demonstrate that a detailed interpretation of these texts in the original language is indispensable to understanding the aims and methods of ancient historians and biographers.

examine the different facets Lucian adopts in order to make his advice about the rules of historiography more attractive and even entertaining. I will then turn to his elaboration of historiographical tradition and argue that the reception of classical historians in this work is not confined to mere

In: Mnemosyne
Author: William K. Kay

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/027209610X12628362887514 Pneuma 32 (2010) 5-15 Karl Popper and Pentecostal Historiography William K. Kay Professor of Th eology; Glyndw ̂ r University Email: Abstract Karl Popper argued that science