The Epic of Gilgamesh illustrates what three questions "that hang over
biographical portraiture to this very day"?
The word "biography" is derived from these two Greek words:
Hamilton quotes D. R. Stuart when the latter says (in 1928) that the practice of
modern biography excludes these two types of sources:
In what sense was every educated Greek and Roman a biographer?
Who was "the only 'professional' biographer in ancient times"?
What did Plutarch mean when he said that biography let him "treat history as a