The Histories, Volume IV: Books 9-15 (Loeb Classical Library)

The Histories, Volume IV: Books 9-15 (Loeb Classical Library)

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

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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:
9780674996595
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Series:
Loeb Classical Library Series, #159
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.50(d)

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