The Shadow of Polybius

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Author  J. Bollansee
Publisher  Peeters
Publication Date   April 1, 2006
ISBN  9042916583
Pages  357

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The 15 papers in this volume, delivered to an international conference held at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in the Fall of 2001, offer a systematic investigation into Polybius's many critiques and attempt to assess their potentially distortive effects. The historian of Megalopolis emerges as a towering personality who has cast a long shadow over the badly damaged landscape of Hellenistic historiography.

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