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The Oxford History of Historical WritingVolume 3: 1400-1800$
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José Rabasa, Masayuki Sato, Edoardo Tortarolo, and Daniel Woolf

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199219179

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.001.0001

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Philology and History

Philology and History

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(p.233) Chapter 11 Philology and History
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The Oxford History of Historical Writing
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Donald R. Kelley

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0012

This chapter explores the convergence between philology and history. Philology refers to the critical study of literary texts with regard to style, structure, and historical meaning. In this connection it has been associated for centuries with the study of history, understood especially in the sense of the past of Western (and by extension non-Western) culture through its written remains, and with the human sciences more generally. In Renaissance Europe history was regarded as one of the humanities, and in that connection had close relations with both grammar and rhetoric and so philology.

Keywords:   philology, history, historical writing, historiography, humanities

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