oa Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa - An aspect of early Roman historiography
|Article Title||An aspect of early Roman historiography|
|© Publisher:||Classical Association of South Africa (CASA)|
|Journal||Acta Classica : Proceedings of the Classical Association of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jan 1961|
|Pages||53 - 63|
|Keyword(s)||Annales, Classical studies, Literary historians, Pre-literary chronicles, Roman historiography and Scientific disciplines|
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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