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Varia Historia

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PIRES, Francisco Murari. Jean Bodin, his ' Methodus' and Thucydides' Clio. Varia hist. [online]. 2012, vol.28, n.47, pp. 189-210. ISSN 0104-8775.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-87752012000100009.

Considering the representations configured in the idea of a Thucydidean Clio in the end of the sixteenth century, the article proposes to think about the association between the ancient concept of the hero and the modern concept of the genius as a epistemological criterium that catalizes the appreciation of the excellence of historiographical praxis. The attention of the article is centered on the thesis proposed to the wrting of history in the Methodus of Jean Bodin, who configures, conjointly with La Popelinière and Thomas Hobbes, the historiographical formulation of the idea of a Thucydidean Clio cconceptualized by Cesare Ripa.

Keywords : Thucydides; Jean Bodin; historiography; Cesare Ripa; hero.

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