La Geschichte Siziliens im Alterthum di Adolf Holm

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[automatically translated] The Geschichte im Siciliens Alterthum certainly one of the most significant and fundamental works of the whole production of Adolf Holm. When it appeared the first of three volumes, in December of 1869, it was certainly not the first work on the history of ancient Sicily. The Geschichte im Siciliens Alterthum however represented in a sense almost a watershed between the long critical work which had preceded it, and a new era of studies, new both from the methodological point of view and from the point of view of the approach to the evidence. The work is also the synthesis of the multifaceted interests of the author, dealing with the history of civilization, art and political history of the island. From the pages of Siciliens Geschichte im Alterthum image comes to all round the island: its geography, topography, its culture, its architecture and, of course, its sometimes exciting and sometimes tragic political events. It should be said that not always, or at least, not as much as you would like, you the story appears in its highest sense. Sometimes the German scholar has left too dominated by the sources, not always being able to exploit and process the collected materials. Despite the limitations, the three volumes of the Geschichte im Siciliens Alterthum remain a sufficiently comprehensive collection today of what the ancient sources report on events in ancient island. And from these data we can still draw sap and insights to bring further afield knowledge of the history of ancient Sicily. her political events sometimes exciting and sometimes tragic. It should be said that not always, or at least, not as much as you would like, you the story appears in its highest sense. Sometimes the German scholar has left too dominated by the sources, not always being able to exploit and process the collected materials. Despite the limitations, the three volumes of the Geschichte im Siciliens Alterthum remain a sufficiently comprehensive collection today of what the ancient sources report on events in ancient island. And from these data we can still draw sap and insights to bring further afield knowledge of the history of ancient Sicily. her political events sometimes exciting and sometimes tragic. It should be said that not always, or at least, not as much as you would like, you the story appears in its highest sense. Sometimes the German scholar has left too dominated by the sources, not always being able to exploit and process the collected materials. Despite the limitations, the three volumes of the Geschichte im Siciliens Alterthum remain a sufficiently comprehensive collection today of what the ancient sources report on events in ancient island. And from these data we can still draw sap and insights to bring further afield knowledge of the history of ancient Sicily. Sometimes the German scholar has left too dominated by the sources, not always being able to exploit and process the collected materials. Despite the limitations, the three volumes of the Geschichte im Siciliens Alterthum remain a sufficiently comprehensive collection today of what the ancient sources report on events in ancient island. And from these data we can still draw sap and insights to bring further afield knowledge of the history of ancient Sicily. Sometimes the German scholar has left too dominated by the sources, not always being able to exploit and process the collected materials. Despite the limitations, the three volumes of the Geschichte im Siciliens Alterthum remain a sufficiently comprehensive collection today of what the ancient source
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)221-238
Number of pages18
JournalKOKALOS
VolumeIL
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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