It is noteworthy that with the two books of Attida the Greek created a special tradition of Attic writing activity.
From him to the historian Philochoro , who wrote his seventeenth work in the 3rd century BC, extends the line of writers we call attithographers .
The Greek, who wanted to bridge the gap between the myth and the historical tradition, managed to compile a list of Athenian lords reaching up to the time of the reign. Karneonika ) and the Priestesses of Hera in Argos , as in them he tried to solve the problem of dating the events.
In the first of his two works, the list of winners in the musical competitions of Carnia in Sparta served as the chronological axis of a history of music and lyric poetry. In this way he laid the foundations for the systematic chronographic works of the Hellenistic years.
is mentioned as a student of Greek. A tamer from Sigio (late 5th century BC), who did not limit himself to mythological, genealogical and ethnographic references, but also wrote a book About poets and sophists .
Finally, regarding historiography in Greek West , there are two names we must keep.
The first is Horses Riginos , who appears in the dictionary of Souda as the oldest historian of Greater Greece.
The second is Antiochus the Syracusan , who was engaged in the last probably quarter of the 5th century BC. with the writing of the history of Sicily and Italy, obviously influenced by Herodotus.
Historiography beyond Herodotus (Part A ')
Historiography beyond Herodotus (Part B ')
Historiography beyond Herodotus (Part C ')