By Arnaldo Momigliano
Arnaldo Momigliano strains the expansion of historical biography from the 5th century to the 1st century B.C. He asks new questions about the origins and improvement of Greek biography, and makes complete use of recent facts exposed in fresh many years from papyri and different resources. by way of clarifying the social and highbrow implication of the truth that the Greeks saved biography and autobiography exact from historiography, he contributes to an realizing of a uncomplicated dichotomy within the Western culture of historic writing.
The improvement of Greek Biography is absolutely annotated, and contains a bibliography designed to function an creation to the research of biography in general.