Ars historica (Latin, “historical art”) denotes the systematic reflection of the historical discipline on the nature of its scholarship . It is supplemented by work on the history of historiography ; .
Some ancient authors (e.g. Lucian) already discussed problems of historical theory, but the ars historica would only establish itself as a textual genre in its own right in the time of Humanism. The writings of Fr…
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Blanke, Horst Walter,
“Ars historica”, in:
Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy.
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