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Motivation and narrative in Herodotus

Emily Baragwanath

Motivation and narrative in Herodotus

by Emily Baragwanath

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEmily Baragwanath
    SeriesOxford classical monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA4004 .B37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25396545M
    ISBN 100199645507
    ISBN 109780199645503
    LC Control Number2012450535

    Herodotus, Greek author of the first great narrative history produced in the ancient world, the History of the Greco-Persian Wars. He remains the leading source of original information not only for Greek history between and BCE but also for much of that of western Asia and of Egypt at that time. As to the question of why Herodotus is so concerned with motivation, Froehlich points to three factors. First, they are part of Herodotus’ narrative strategy, contributing to the consistency of the narrative by linking individual episodes, integrating ‘digressive’ episodes, and creating tension in a story for.

    Myth, Truth, and Narrative in Herodotus Her first book, Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus (Oxford University Press, ), won Oxford's Conington Prize and the CAMWS Outstanding Publication Award. At present she is working on the Athenian author Xenophon.; Mathieu de Bakker is University Lecturer in ancient Greek at the University of. Oct 24,  · Herodotus spent his entire life working on just one project: an account of the origins and execution of the Greco-Persian Wars (– B.C.) that he called “The Histories.” (It is from.

    This chapter considers the way in which evidence from character and action, in the Histories, is not necessarily a guide to motivation; and how, despite the importance Herodotus places on nomoi, these too are no necessary determinant of behaviour. Against the foil supplied by Thucydides' practice in this respect, it examines how Herodotus exposes the difficulties involved in determining. The Hague. Extremely clear and insightful for matters of structure and narrative method (even if W. also sometimes gets a bit carried away). Highly recommended. Narratology and Narrative. Baragwanath Emily Baragwanath. Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus. Oxford. Brock Roger Brock, “Authorial Voice and Narrative Management in.


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Herodotus sought to communicate not only what happened, but also the background of thoughts and perceptions that shaped those events and was also critical to their interpretation in retrospect. This book examines the representation of human motivation in Herodotus' Histories, building on recent work that views the historian against the background of the sophists and exploring the implications.

Get this from a library. Motivation and narrative in Herodotus. [Emily Baragwanath] -- "Emily Baragwanath's study of the representation of human motivation in Herodotus' Histories works from the theoretical basis of reader response criticism in plotting Herodotus' narrative strategies.

Motivation and Narrative in Herodotus Emily Baragwanath Oxford Classical Monographs. Illustrates and analyses Herodotus' techniques for representing motivation over a wide selection of his narratives; Offers a methodology for reading the Histories more generally.

Get this from a library. Motivation and narrative in Herodotus. [Emily Baragwanath] -- In his extraordinary story of the defence of Greece against the Persian invasions of BC Herodotus sought to communicate not only what happened, but also the background of thoughts and.

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This chapter reflects upon the opposition between motives and necessity. It considers the effect of looming Persian invasions on the behaviour of the Greeks, contending that Herodotus' narrative invites appreciation of the significance of the Athenians' decision to be ‘Saviours of Greece’ against the background of the negative forces that impede others' action.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.1/5(1). Sep 06,  · Herodotus, the 'Father of History', is infamously known for having employed elements more akin to mythological tales than to unvarnished 'truth' in translating his historical research into narrative form.

While these narratives provide valuable source material, he could not have surmised the hostile reception his work would receive in later generations. In Book One, passages 23 and 24, Herodotus relates the story of Arion, the renowned harp player, "second to no man living at that time," who was saved by a dolphin.

Herodotus prefaces the story by noting that "a very wonderful thing is said to have happened," and alleges its veracity by adding that the "Corinthians and the Lesbians agree in Notable work: The Histories. Form & Thought in Herodotus book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5.

Book II is devoted to Egypt; in part one Herodotus provides a detailed description of the Nile valley, and in part two a history of the Egyptian kings. In Book III he describes the Persian King.

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