The Inheritance of Historiography, 350-900

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INDEX
Abbo 119, 120, 129, 133
Agnellus of Ravenna 107–12
Alcuin 97, 98, 115, 122
Alfred, King of Wessex 115, 122–8, 133–5
Ammianus Marcellinus 11, 12, 17–28, 53
Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 116, 119, 121, 123–5
Annates Regni Francorum 116, 119
annals, see chronicle
Apollodorus 3
Aristotle 3, 70
Arrian 55
Asser 115–28, 133–5
Astronomer, the (biographer of Louis the Pious) 118–9, 127
Athanasius of Alexandria 7–15, 25, 75
Augustine, St 31, 40–1, 67, 69, 73, 76
Bede 36, 70, 75–81, 86, 87, 98, 99, 127
biography (see also hagiography) 3–4, 107, 115–21
Caesar, commentaries of 11
Cassian, John 36–7, 39
Cassiodorus 3, 31
character in historiography (see also stereotyping) 3–4, 59, 61–2, 73–4
Charlemagne 96, 101, 109, 115–7, 125, 127
Christianity, as problem for historian 12, 24–6, 45, 56–7
chronicle 3, 32, 40–1, 89, 91–2, 94, 107, 116–7, 118–9
Church history 12, 14, 25–6, 45–8, 51
Cicero 1–4, 71, 72, 76–7, 81
classicising historians 12, 26–7, 54–5, 64, 116, 127
commentarii 11, 14
Constantine, Emperor 10–11, 13, 46–9
Constantius, Emperor 11, 13, 14, 20–2, 24–5
Cornelius Nepos 3
demons, influence of 59
Dio Cassius 46
Diodorus Siculus 56
divine providence 13, 27, 37, 58–9, 62, 69, 80, 108
documents in historiography 9, 10, 34, 46–9, 98
‘Donation of Constantine’ 72, 109
Eddius Stephanus 80
Einhard 2, 70, 116–7, 119–20, 125, 126, 127
Erchempert of Capua 107
Ermoul 119, 120, 126, 127
ethnography 3, 78, 99–100
Eunapius of Sardis 19, 26, 28, 49, 50, 51
Eusebius of Caesarea 3, 9, 14, 16, 37, 45–51, 62, 63, 81
Eutropius 96
exempla, see moral purpose
explanation in historiography (see also divine providence) 2, 3, 13, 58–60
Fredegarius 93
Gelasius of Caeserea 16
Gennadius 32, 33, 34
Gildas 76
Gregory of Tours 70, 86, 89, 97, 99
Gregory the Great 122, 127
hagiography 73, 74, 108
Herodian 46
Historia Augusta 50
historiography, purpose of 2–4, 40–1, 45, 71
invention (see also rhetoric, speeches) 3, 68, 70–3, 79, 81
Isidore of Seville 69, 78, 117
Jerome, St 21, 26, 32, 40, 67, 69, 72, 75–6, 83
John of Salisbury 74, 83
John the Lydian 62
Jordanes 99
Julian the Apostate 18, 23–4

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