Johannes von Epiphaneia – Klassizismus und Literarische Tradition in der Spätantiken Geschichtsschreibung

Authors

  • Dariusz Brodka Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.12797/CC.16.2013.16.02

Keywords:

John of Epiphania, Greek historiography, Persia, Rome

Abstract

Johannes von Epiphaneia - Classicism and Literary Tradition in Late Antiquity Historiography

The article discusses the historical work of a late 6th century Greek historian John of Epiphania. He wrote a history of Roman-Persian war from its outbreak in 572 to the Khosrau’s restoration to the Persian throne by the emperor Maurice in 591. The work is lost but one fragment survives containing the preface and first five chapters. The analysis of the preserved text shows the impact of the classical authors on John’ approach to history and on his modes of thought.

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Published

2013-11-16

How to Cite

Brodka, D. “Johannes Von Epiphaneia – Klassizismus Und Literarische Tradition in Der Spätantiken Geschichtsschreibung”. Classica Cracoviensia, vol. 16, Nov. 2013, pp. 19-28, doi:10.12797/CC.16.2013.16.02.

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