Polybius, Rome and the Hellenistic World: Essays and Reflections
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Polybius, Rome and the Hellenistic World: Essays and Reflections

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ISBN-13:
9780521034944
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.11.2006
Seiten:
368
Autor:
Frank W. Walbank
Gewicht:
540 g
Format:
229x152x21 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Polybian studies, c. 1975-2000; Part I. Historical and Geographical Papers: 2. The geography of Polybius; 3. Egypt in Polybius; 4. The surrender of the Egyptian rebels in the Nile delta (Polybius xxii.17.1-7); 5. Two Hellenistic processions: a matter of self-definition; 6. Polybius and Macedonia; 7. Sea-power and the Antigonids; 8. HE TON HOLON ELPIS and the Antigonids; 9. Hellenes and Achaeans: 'Greek nationality' revisited; 10. The Achaean assemblies; Part II. Polybius as a Historian: 11. Timaeus' views on the past; 12. Polybius and the past; 13. The idea of decline in Polybius; 14. Polybius' perception of the one and the many; 15. Profit or amusement: some thoughts on the motives of Hellenistic historians; Part III. Polybius on Rome: 16. Supernatural paraphernalia in Polybius' Histories; 17. 'Treason' and Roman domination: two case-studies, Polybius and Josephus; 18. A Greek looks at Rome: Polybius VI revisited; Part IV. Transmission of Polybius: 19. Polybius, Mr Dryden and the Glorious Revolution; 20. Polybius through the eyes of Gaetano de Sanctis; Bibliography; Indexes.
Contains nineteen important essays by Professor F. W. Walbank, the recognized authority on Polybius.

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