Autographs, MSS and REAL Historiography Re: Methods in bib lical scholarship

Niels Peter Lemche npl at
Tue Dec 28 17:49:18 EST 1999

> >	[Niels Peter Lemche]  I understand your point, but I asked you to
> >read the theory before you read the examples. Thucydides and Herodotus
> were
> >considered as two very different cases of histoery writing in Antiquity.
> >They were well aware of the difference. It is not something later
> >rationalization created.
> Maybe, but there are clear purposes in his writting, just as there were to
> Josephus.
> moshe shulman mshulman at    718-436-7705
	[Niels Peter Lemche]  
	This is hardly the relevant criterium here. Did Herodotus not have a
clear purpose?


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