Chapter 24. Late Antique Historiography: A Brief History of Time

  1. Philip Rousseau
  1. David Woods Lecturer

Published Online: 9 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch24

A Companion to Late Antiquity

A Companion to Late Antiquity

How to Cite

Woods, D. (2009) Late Antique Historiography: A Brief History of Time, in A Companion to Late Antiquity (ed P. Rousseau), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444306101.ch24

Editor Information

  1. Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Early Christian Studies, The Catholic University of America, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Classics, University College Cork, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405119801

Online ISBN: 9781444306101

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Keywords:

  • late antique historiography;
  • church histories;
  • Eusebius' Church History;
  • Latin secular histories;
  • Greek secular histories;
  • attractiveness of the chronicle format;
  • chronicles - not self-correcting as complex narratives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Church Histories

  • Latin Secular Histories

  • Greek Secular Histories

  • Chronicles

  • Bibliographical Note