oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - An aspect of early Roman historiography

Volume 4, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0065-1141



States neither Greek nor Roman historiography was the story of the distant past based on documentary research. Feels two factors have been apt to influence current views on early Roman historiography namely the attitude of the literary historian who regards the history of a genre as an evolution out of more primitive beginnings; and the attitude of the scientist who in modern times looked upon the science of historiography as a discipline.

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