Polybius, Rome and the Hellenistic World

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Author  Frank W. Walbank
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   September 30, 2002
ISBN  0521812089
Pages  368

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This volume contains nineteen important essays related to the Greek historian Polybius by Professor F.W. Walbank, the recognized authority on the subject. The essays deal with Polybius as a historian, with his views on Rome and with many historical topics for which he is the principal source. A substantial introduction provides a critical account of work done on Polybius during the last twenty-five years. The book will be of special importance to students of Republican Rome and the Hellenistic world and also to anyone interested in historiography.

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