This approach would also have saved Heyman from some embarrassments, since various minor errors reveal that Heyman is not an ancient historian
, for example, the chronology of Cicero and Clodius (48-49) or of Sulla and Pompey (58).
The unwillingness of ancient historians
to adopt a comparative
His translations of ancient historians
, including Appian, Diodorus Siculus, Thucydides, and Xenophon, directly related to his role as a royal advisor.
Whenever Sparta is mentioned by the ancient historians
it's usually to recount some act of selfless heroism.
While much is murky about his life, he is referred to by ancient historians
including Plutarch and Herodotus, so at least some of the tales of his life appear to be rooted in reality.
Following other ancient historians
, Winter argues that around 44 B.
sought to glorify heroes and battles.
As for the birth of Jesus not being historical, New York City officials obviously either think eminent ancient historians
such as Josephus, Justin Martyr, Tertullian, Tacitus and Eusebius are all crackpots--since each refers to Jesus as a historical figure--or they think Jesus materialized on this earth without being born.
The ancient historians
gave us delightful fiction in the form of fact; the modern novelist presents us with dull facts under the guise of fiction.
This programme takes an in-depth look at Cleopatra's adult life, from her seduction of Caesar to her dramatic end, using the testimony of ancient historians
and contributions from Egyptologists and historical experts.
It is also good to see many ancient historians
included in this set.
Nevertheless, as Mattingly points out in his concluding chapter to Roman urbanism, ancient historians
and archaeologists have sometimes risked treating the `consumer city' model as an `all-embracing archetype' rather than as an `ideal type'.
Eight ancient historians
contribute to this textbook, which is designed to serve both as an advanced background book to the Cambridge Reading Latin and as an introduction to Roman history, society, and culture.
steadfastly maintain a total lack of evidence that slaves identified with each other as an oppressed class.
Thompson is one of a small number of ancient historians
who has chosen Greco-Roman Egypt as an area of concentration, and her work stands as a model of the intelligent use of primary source material to construct historical analysis.