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Hieronymus of Cardia

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Chapter I. Hieronymus' Life and Writing

As the companion of Eumenes of Cardia and the first Antigonids, Hieronymus was exceptionally well placed to record the history of his times, and until the Augustan period his work was regarded as the standard authority on the period of Alexander's Successors. At this time, however, it was overtaken by the digests and epitomes which were a feature of the Graeco-Roman period, and, like the majority of Hellenistic histories, it ceased gene...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
1977
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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