P. Van Nuffelen et L. Van Hoof, Clavis Historicorum Antiquitatis Posterioris

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Peter Van Nuffelen et Lieve Van Hoof, Clavis Historicorum Antiquitatis Posterioris. An Inventory of Late Antique Historiography, Turnhout, 2020.

Éditeur : Brepols
Collection : Corpus Christianorum. Claves: Subsidia
cxvi + 1079 pages
ISBN : 978-2-503-55295-8
€ 295 excl. VAT

This volume inventorises the whole historiographical production of Late Antiquity.
The Clavis Historicorum Antiquitatis Posterioris, part of the Brepols Claves, is an inventory of all attested works of historiography from Late Antiquity (300-800 AD), in any state of preservation. It offers full coverage of works written in Latin, Greek, Syriac, Armenian, Georgian and Coptic, while also including Jewish and Persian works. Containing information on author and work, it provides guidance on authorship, social and religious context, genre, sources, manuscript tradition, and editions and translations. A substantial introduction discusses genres in late ancient historiography, and numerous indices facilitate the use of the Clavis. In this way, the CHAP will be an essential research tool for scholars working on the history of historiography, Late Antiquity and Patristics, and it will facilitate further research on the genre.

Peter Van Nuffelen is Research Professor of Ancient History in the Department of History of Ghent University.
Lieve Van Hoof is Research Professor of Ancient History in the same department.



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