Title

Signifying Names and Other Ominous Accidental Utterances in "Classical Historiography"

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2005

Publication Title

Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies

Volume Number

45

Issue Number

1

Abstract

A statesman's ability to quickly interpret an event to his advantage by "accepting the omen" was appreciated by some ancient historians, as can be seen from examples in Herodotus and Dionysius of Halicarnassus.

ISSN

0017-3916

First Page

35

Last Page

57

Link Out URL

https://grbs.library.duke.edu/article/view/211

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