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The Resource The limits of ancient biography, editors, Brian McGing and Judith Mossman ; contributors, Ewen Bowie ... [et al.]

The limits of ancient biography, editors, Brian McGing and Judith Mossman ; contributors, Ewen Bowie ... [et al.]

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The limits of ancient biography
Title
The limits of ancient biography
Statement of responsibility
editors, Brian McGing and Judith Mossman ; contributors, Ewen Bowie ... [et al.]
Contributor
Author
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TEF
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McGing, B. C.
  • Mossman, Judith
  • Bowie, Ewen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biography
  • Biography as a literary form
Label
The limits of ancient biography, editors, Brian McGing and Judith Mossman ; contributors, Ewen Bowie ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.
  • Biography in the ancient world : the story of the rise of David/
  • Andrew D. H. Mayes
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • biographies of poets : the case of Solon/
  • Elizabeth Irwin
  • p. 13
  • 3.
  • Reading the Gospels as biography/
  • Richard A. Burridge
  • p. 31
  • 4.
  • Gospel and genre : some reservations/
  • Mark Edwards
  • p. 51
  • 5.
  • Mark's Gospel and ancient biography/
  • Sean Freyne
  • p. 63
  • 6.
  • Acts of the Apostles as biography/
  • Justin Taylor
  • p. 77
  • 7.
  • Cynic influence upon first-century Judaism and early Christianity?/
  • John Moles
  • p. 89
  • 8.
  • Philo's adaptation of the Bible in his Life of Moses/
  • Brian McGing
  • p. 117
  • 9.
  • Portrait of the Sophist as a young man/
  • Ewen Bowie
  • p. 141
  • 10.
  • Holy and not so holy : on the interpretation of Late Antique biography/
  • John Dillon
  • p. 155
  • 11.
  • Justice for Justus : a re-examination of Justus of Tiberias' role in Josephus' Autobiography/
  • Zuleika Rodgers
  • p. 169
  • 12.
  • Sacred writing, sacred reading : the function of Aelius Aristides' self-presentation as author in the Sacred tales/
  • Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis
  • p. 193
  • 13.
  • Dreams of glory : Lucian as autobiographer/
  • Noreen Humble
  • Keith Sidwell
  • p. 213
  • 14.
  • cynic and Christian lives of Lucian's Peregrinus/
  • Jason Konig
  • p. 227
  • 15.
  • Breaking the bounds : writing about Julius Caesar/
  • Christopher Pelling
  • p. 255
  • 16.
  • Travel writing, history, and biography/
  • Judith Mossman
  • p. 281
  • 17.
  • 'This is-between book' : language, politics and genre in the Agricola/
  • Tim Whitmarsh
  • p. 305
  • 18.
  • Biography in letters; biography and letters/
  • Michael Trapp
  • p. 335
  • 19.
  • Lords of the flies : literacy and tyranny in imperial biography/
  • Alexei V. Zadorojnyi
  • p. 351
  • 20.
  • Beyond the limits of Greek biography : Galen from Alexandria to the Arabs/
  • Simon Swain
  • p. 395
Control code
31b15435076
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 447 p.
Isbn
9781905125128
Lccn
2007296323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The limits of ancient biography, editors, Brian McGing and Judith Mossman ; contributors, Ewen Bowie ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.
  • Biography in the ancient world : the story of the rise of David/
  • Andrew D. H. Mayes
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • biographies of poets : the case of Solon/
  • Elizabeth Irwin
  • p. 13
  • 3.
  • Reading the Gospels as biography/
  • Richard A. Burridge
  • p. 31
  • 4.
  • Gospel and genre : some reservations/
  • Mark Edwards
  • p. 51
  • 5.
  • Mark's Gospel and ancient biography/
  • Sean Freyne
  • p. 63
  • 6.
  • Acts of the Apostles as biography/
  • Justin Taylor
  • p. 77
  • 7.
  • Cynic influence upon first-century Judaism and early Christianity?/
  • John Moles
  • p. 89
  • 8.
  • Philo's adaptation of the Bible in his Life of Moses/
  • Brian McGing
  • p. 117
  • 9.
  • Portrait of the Sophist as a young man/
  • Ewen Bowie
  • p. 141
  • 10.
  • Holy and not so holy : on the interpretation of Late Antique biography/
  • John Dillon
  • p. 155
  • 11.
  • Justice for Justus : a re-examination of Justus of Tiberias' role in Josephus' Autobiography/
  • Zuleika Rodgers
  • p. 169
  • 12.
  • Sacred writing, sacred reading : the function of Aelius Aristides' self-presentation as author in the Sacred tales/
  • Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis
  • p. 193
  • 13.
  • Dreams of glory : Lucian as autobiographer/
  • Noreen Humble
  • Keith Sidwell
  • p. 213
  • 14.
  • cynic and Christian lives of Lucian's Peregrinus/
  • Jason Konig
  • p. 227
  • 15.
  • Breaking the bounds : writing about Julius Caesar/
  • Christopher Pelling
  • p. 255
  • 16.
  • Travel writing, history, and biography/
  • Judith Mossman
  • p. 281
  • 17.
  • 'This is-between book' : language, politics and genre in the Agricola/
  • Tim Whitmarsh
  • p. 305
  • 18.
  • Biography in letters; biography and letters/
  • Michael Trapp
  • p. 335
  • 19.
  • Lords of the flies : literacy and tyranny in imperial biography/
  • Alexei V. Zadorojnyi
  • p. 351
  • 20.
  • Beyond the limits of Greek biography : Galen from Alexandria to the Arabs/
  • Simon Swain
  • p. 395
Control code
31b15435076
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xx, 447 p.
Isbn
9781905125128
Lccn
2007296323
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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