Non-Fiction Books:

Historiae Mundi

Studies in Universal History



Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Historiae Mundi
Save $88.00
$321.99 was $409.99
or 4 payments of $80.50 with Learn more
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 2-3 weeks


Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 28 Jan to 1 Feb using Express Delivery
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
    Unlikely to arrive before Christmas
  • Around 29 Jan to 5 Feb using standard courier delivery
    Unlikely to arrive before Christmas


"Universal History" is a type of history that attempts to explain the world beyond the immediate surroundings of the author. It reflects a desire to synthesise the mass of written and oral knowledge about the past and to introduce a systematic interpretation. The purpose of this collection is to re-examine the notion of Universal Historiography with a focus on its appearance in the Greek and Roman world and on the legacy that ancient authors offered to later generations. Fifteen new essays by a diverse set of international scholars tackle questions of definition, and illustrate the diversity of its forms, structures, themes and analyses. The collection explores the historical and intellectual contexts which gave rise to universalist thought, and its reputation and reception in antiquity and beyond. This book will appeal to those interested in Graeco-Roman historiography, and those with an interest in the Arabic, Early Christian and modern reception of ancient historiography.

Author Biography

Contributors: Errietta Bissa (University of Wales, Lampeter); Tim Cornell (University of Manchester); Allegra de Laurentiis (State University of New York at Stony Brook); Marco Di Branco (University of Basilicata); Jackie Elliott (University of Colorado at Boulder); Johannes Engels (University of Cologne), John Farrenkopf (Wofford College, Spartanburg, South Carolina), Andrew Fear (University of Manchester); Marta Garcia Morcillo (University of Leicester); Francois Hartog (Aecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales, Paris); Peter Liddel (University of Manchester); Clemence Schultze (University of Durham); Brian Sheridan (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), Peter Van Nuffelen (University of Exeter); Liv Yarrow (Brooklyn College, City University of New York).
Release date Australia
March 25th, 2010
Edited by Andrew Fear Edited by Peter P. Liddel
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
4 b&w illustrations
Bristol Classical Press
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...