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Polybius, Rome, and the Hellenistic world : essays and reflections

F. W. Walbank (Frank William), 1909-2008.


Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (D 58 .P8 W35 2002 )()

  • Title:
    Polybius, Rome, and the Hellenistic world : essays and reflections
  • Author: F. W. Walbank (Frank William), 1909-2008.
  • Description: Polybian studies, c. 1975-2000 -- Geography of Polybius -- Egypt in Polybius -- Surrender of the Egyptian rebels in the Nile delta (Polybius xxii,17.1-7) -- Two Hellenistic processions: 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 -- 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 -- Supernatural paraphernalia in Polybius' Histories -- 'Treason' and Roman domination: two case-studies, Polybius and Josephus -- Greek looks at Rome: Polybius VI revisited -- Polybius, Mr Dryden, and the Glorious Revolution -- Polybius through the eyes of Gaetano De Sanctis
  • Local Note: acq2003his
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: xiii, 353 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 0521812089
  • Subjects: Polybius; History, Ancient -- Historiography; Hellenism -- Historiography; Rome -- History -- Republic, 510-30 B.C. -- Historiography; Rome -- Historiography; Greece -- Historiography
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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