Rome, Polybius, and the East

Rome, Polybius, and the East

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Rome, Polybius, and the East by the late Peter Sidney Derow, Andrew Erskine, Josephine Crawley Quinn

Rome, Polybius, and the East offers a collection of seventeen of the more important papers written by the late Peter Derow, Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, Oxford, during the course of his career.

With a detailed introduction by the editors, the papers make up a distinctive and influential body of work—essential reading for anyone interested in Roman imperialism or Polybius, and Rome's rise to Mediterranean power. They include Derow's classic survey articles on the Roman conquest of the East, the great Greek historian Polybius, his investigations of the Roman calendar, and several papers on epigraphy. It also contains a bibliography of Derow's work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199640904
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/04/2015
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

The late Peter Derow was Hody Fellow and Tutor in Ancient History at Wadham College, Oxford, from 1977 until his death in December 2006.

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