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A History of Autobiography in Antiquity
Part 1

ISBN 9780415757348
Published February 25, 2014 by Routledge
368 Pages

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Book Description

This is Volume IV of 9 historical works from the International Library of Sociology. This is part one of two looking at the history of the autobiography. Appearing in isolation as they do, autobiographies demand for their description and appreciation, a comprehensive view of the development of the human mind. This volume covers the conception and the origin of autobiography, looking at ancient civilisations of the Middle East, classical Greece and Greco-Roman periods.

Table of Contents

Conception and Origin of Autobiography, Autobiography in the Ancient Civilizations of the Middle East, Part 1: The Development of Autobiography in the Post-Homeric and Classical Epochs in Greece,  Part 2: Autobigraphy in the Hellenistic and Greco-Roman World.

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Georg Misch