Apa citation martin, thomas r,, herodotussima, qian () herodotus and sima qian :the first great historians of greece and china : a brief history with documents. Some historians, like sima quan and herodotus, the greek father of history, include extensive travel in their research [herodotus and sima qian].
Stanford libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. History, the politics of empire, and the eurasian frontier herodotus and sima qian belong to the age jerry bentley has called “the era of the ancient silk roads”. Amazoncom: herodotus and sima qian: the first great historians of greece and china - a brief history with docume, first edition (9780312416492): thomas r martin: books.
Herodotus and sima qian: history and the anthropological t urn in ancient greece and han china siep stuurman erasmus university rott. Unlike herodotus and thucydides, he didn’t hesitate to cover the distant past sima qian sima qian, was a chinese historian of the han dynasty. This trend continued up until the writings of herodotus of halicarnassus, an ionian greek of the fifth century bce “herodotus and sima qian:.
In the book herodotus and sima qian: sima qian was also excellent at demonstrating the character’s response by inserting him in an thesis testimonials. 1 in terms of research and scholarship, sima qian is quite closer to herodotus, as he had an inclination to trust in anecdotes and word-of-mouth without confirming them with concrete historical evidence (manning 33). — herodotus on the purpose of history timeline the ancients believed that it was impossible for posterity to be biased against those whose deaths preceded them.
Both were monumental works of grand history writing traditions in their respective regions and both were considered setting a standard for history-writing later on. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for herodotus and sima qian: the first great historians of greece and china - a brief history with docume, first edition at amazoncom read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. History of historians including herodotus, thucydides, xenophon, ssu-ma chien, cato and caesar sima qian and chinese history: from the 2nd c bc:.
History writing - herodotus and sima qian: great historians. Herodotus and sima qian has 23 ratings and 2 reviews jocelyn said: i came to this much more interested in sima qian than herodotus hence, i was very su. History is the meeting point of both herodotus and sima qian in antiquity, both china and greece belonged to the axial civilizations. Essays and criticism on sima qian - critical essays.Download