Polybius, Rome, and the Hellenistic world essays and reflections

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Walbank, Frank William
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York, N.Y Cambridge University Press
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Collection: Netlibrary - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • a matter of self-definition
  • Polybius and Macedonia
  • Sea-power and the Antigonids
  • H T N HOL N ELPIS and the Antigonids
  • Hellenes and Achaeans: 'Greek nationality' revisited
  • Achaean assemblies
  • Polybius as a historian
  • Timaeus' views on the past
  • Polybius and the past
  • Idea of decline in Polybius
  • Polybius' perception of the one and the many
  • Profit or amusement: some thoughts on the motives of Hellenistic historians
  • Polybius on Rome
  • Supernatural paraphernalia in Polybius' Histories
  • 'Treason' and Roman domination: two case-studies, Polybius and Josephus
  • Greek looks at Rome: Polybius VI revisited
  • Transmission of Polybius
  • Polybius, Mr Dryden, and the Glorious Revolution
  • Polybius through the eyes of Gaetano De Sanctis.