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histories of Polybius.

Polybius

histories of Polybius.

by Polybius

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • History, Ancient.,
    • Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C.,
    • Greece -- History -- 146 B.C.-323 A.D.,
    • Greece -- History -- To 146 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Original ed. issued in series: Indiana University Greek and Latin classics.

      StatementTranslated from the text of F. Hultsch, by Evelyn S. Shuckburgh, with a new introd. by F. W. Walbank.
      ContributionsHultsch, Friedrich Otto, 1833-1906, ed., Shuckburgh, Evelyn S. 1843-1906, tr.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD58 .P7 1974
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5287024M
      ISBN 100837164796
      LC Control Number72006204

      The Histories of Polybius, Volume 2 The Histories of Polybius, Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh: Author: Polybius: Translated by: Evelyn Shirley Shuckburgh: Publisher: Macmillan and Company, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan3/5(2).   For this six-volume edition of The Histories, W. R. Paton's translation has been thoroughly revised, the Büttner-Wobst Greek text corrected, and explanatory notes and a new introduction added. All but the first five of forty volumes survive in an incomplete state. Volume VI includes fragments unattributed to particular books of The Histories.

        The historian Polybius (ca. &#; BCE) was born into a leading family of Megalopolis in the Peloponnese (Morea) and served the Achaean League in arms and diplomacy for many years, favoring alliance with Rome. From to he was held hostage in Rome, where he became a friend of Price: $ The Histories of Polybius Book Six Preface 1. I am aware that some will be at a loss to account for my interrupting the course of my narrative for the sake of entering upon the following disquisition on the Roman constitution. But I think that I have already in many passages made it fully evident that this particular branch of my work.

      Polybius (ca. – BC), Greek Πολύβιος) was a Greek historian of the Hellenistic Period noted for his book called The Histories covering in detail the period of – BC. He is also renowned for his ideas of political balance in government, which were later used in Montesquieu's The Spirit of the Laws and in the drafting of the /5. The Landmark Ancient Histories feature contemporary translations of classic historians’ writings supported with extensive customized maps, illustrations, and annotations. Marginal notes, dates, and locations are placed side by side with the manuscript in a clear page format to help keep you oriented. Introductions and.


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Polybius, himself a leading Greek politician of the time, attributes Rome's success to the greatness of its constitution Cited by: The Histories of Polybius. The Histories of Greek-born, Roman historian Polybius (c– BCE) are reissued here in two volumes. Comprising fragments of Books 10 to 39 (17, 19, and 37 are missing), a compendium of smaller fragments, and an extensive index, Volume 2 covers, inter alia, the Hannibalian War from BCE, the characters of Scipio Africanus and Philip of Macedonia, the flawed historical Cited by:   The first edition of something like a complete text of Polybius, containing the five entire books, the excerptae legationes, and fragments of the other books, was that of Isaac Casaubon, Paris,fo.

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He had formidable organizational powers, and he really did know what he was talking about/5(7). The Histories of Polybius Book Four 1. In my former book I explained the causes of the second war between Rome and Carthage; and described Hannibal’s invasion of Italy, and the engagements which took place between them up to the battle of Cannae, on the banks of the Aufidus.

Histories Polybius BCE Translated by I. Scott-Kilvert Book 1. Had the praise of History been passed over by former chroniclers, it would perhaps have been incumbent upon me to urge the choice and special study of records of this sort as the readiest means men can have of correcting their knowledge of the past.

Ancient History Sourcebook: Polybius (cafter BCE): The Third Punic War, BCE [The Histories, Book XXXVI-XXXIX]. In his history, Polybius (c. BCE) is centrally concerned with how and why Roman power spread. The main part of the work, a vital achievement despite the incomplete state in which all but the first five books of an original forty survive, describes the rise of Rome, its destruction of Carthage, and its eventual domination of the Greek world.

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2 (of 2) Language: English: LoC Class: D: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Subject: History, Ancient Category: Text: EBook. Polybius, Histories Theodorus Büttner-Wobst after L. Dindorf, Ed. ("Agamemnon", "Hom. ", "denarius") book 1 book 2 book 3 book 4 book 5 book 6 book 7 book 8 book 9 book 10 book 11 book 12 book 13 book 14 book 15 book 16 book 17 book 18 book 19 book 20 book 21 book 22 book 23 book 24 book 25 book 26 book 27 book 28 book 29 book About “The Histories: Book 1 (Chap.

)” In his Histories, Polybius’ begins in the year BC and ends in BC (Polybius himself was born around and died around BC). HOW TO ANNOTATE. Read this book on Questia. Fortune cast the life of Polybius in stirring times.

His special claim to our admiration is that he understood the importance in the history of the world of the changes which were passing under his eyes, and exerted himself to trace the events which immediately preceded them, and from which they sprang, while it was yet possible to see and question surviving.

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Polybius. Evelyn S. Polybius, Greek statesman and historian who wrote of the rise of Rome to world prominence. The Histories, on which his reputation rests, consisted of 40 books, the last being indexes. Books I–V are extant and there are various excerpts for the rest.

Learn more about Polybius in this article. 'no one else in our times has attempted to write a universal history' Polybius' ambitious goal was to describe how Rome conquered the Mediterranean world in less than fifty-three years.

This great Reviews: 1. The historian Polybius (ca. – bc) was born into a leading family of Megalopolis in the Peloponnese and served the Achaean League in arms and diplomacy for many years. From to he was held hostage in Rome, where he became a friend of Scipio Aemilianus, whose campaigns, including the destruction of Carthage, he later attended.

Polybius (/ p ə ˈ l ɪ b i ə s /; Greek: Πολύβιος, Polýbios; c. – c. BC) was a Greek historian of the Hellenistic period noted for his work The Histories, which covered the period of – BC in work describes the rise of the Roman Republic to the status of dominance in the ancient Mediterranean world.

It includes his eyewitness account of the Sack of Born: c. BC, Megalopolis, Arcadia. Brian McGing's lucid introduction discusses the period covered by the Histories, Polybius' major role in the reconstruction of Greece after the defeat of the Achaean League, the themes and subject matter of the individual books, Polybius' outspoken views on how (and how not), and his significance for historiography.

The book also includes Brand: OUP Oxford. Book Overview Here is the first new translation for over thirty years of Polybius' Histories, the major source for our knowledge of the Eternal City's early rise to power, covering the years of the Second Punic War, the defeat of Hannibal, and Rome's pivotal victories in the by: Read this book on Questia.

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