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Reinventing History. The Enlightenment Origins of Ancient History

This is a very interesting volume, which aims to bring together the variety of contexts and genres in which ancient history was employed and studied during the Enlightenment. The various articles included provide a strong argument for the need to reassess our historiographies, which tend to stress the revolutionary contribution of 19th-century giants like Niebuhr,Continue reading “Reinventing History. The Enlightenment Origins of Ancient History”