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William C. West
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350)

Herodotus and Athenian Public Traditions of the Persian Wars

Herodotus was the first writer who conceived of history as a narrative structured in terms of causal relationships between events and incidents. This study examines the relations of popular traditions to historical narrative.

Project fields:
Classical History

Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent Scholars

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1973 – 5/31/1974