The Histories, Volume III: Books 5-8 (Loeb Classical Library) / Edition 2

The Histories, Volume III: Books 5-8 (Loeb Classical Library) / Edition 2

by Polybius
     
 

In his history, Polybius (c. 200–118 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.See more details below

Overview

In his history, Polybius (c. 200–118 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674996588
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
05/16/2011
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #138
Pages:
624
Sales rank:
1,432,081
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

F. W. Walbank was Rathbone Professor of Ancient History and Classical Archaeology at the University of Liverpool and a Fellow of the British Academy.

Christian Habicht is Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and a Fellow of the British Academy.

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