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Polybius' Histories

Author: B C McGing
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Series: Oxford approaches to classical literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Polybius.; Polybius; Polybius; Polybius; Polybius; Polybius.; Polybios.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B C McGing
ISBN: 9780195310320 0195310322 9780195310337 0195310330
OCLC Number: 430842356
Description: xvi, 270 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Contents and organization of the work --
The historian's task --
Art and history: the narrative of books 4 and 5 --
The historian as Homeric hero --
The political theorizing of book 6 --
Epilogue: Into the future --
Appendix: Outline of the work --
Prominent persons.
Series Title: Oxford approaches to classical literature.
Responsibility: Brian C. McGing.
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"This is an excellent book--comprehensive, balanced, and thought-provoking. It even helps readers understand some of Polybius's annoying characteristics: his relentless assault on other historians Read more...

 
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