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The origins and improvement of Greek historiography can't be safely understood until early historic writings are located within the framework of past due archaic and early classical Greek tradition and society. Contextualization opens up new views at the topic in The Historian's Craft in the Age of Herodotus. Essays through a global diversity of specialists discover all elements of the subject and, even as, make a thought-provoking contribution to the continuing debates touching on literacy and oral culture.

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