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Polybius, Rome and the Hellenistic World: Essays and Reflections

Polybius, Rome and the Hellenistic World: Essays and Reflections

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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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Autor: Frank W. Walbank
ISBN-13: 9780521034944
ISBN: 0521034949
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 368
Gewicht: 540 g
Format: 229x152x21 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Frank W. Walbank
Frank Walbank is Professor Emeritus of Ancient History of the University of Liverpool and Honorary Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Polybius and Hellenistic history.

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Autor: Frank W. Walbank
ISBN-13:: 9780521034944
ISBN: 0521034949
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2006
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Gewicht: 540g
Seiten: 368
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage Revised
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 229x152x21 mm