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Author Champion, Craige Brian

Title Cultural politics in Polybius's Histories / Craige B. Champion
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004


Description 1 online resource (xv, 328 pages)
Series Hellenistic culture and society ; 41
Hellenistic culture and society ; 41.
Contents Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; PART ONE: Historical and Historiographical Contexts; PART TWO: Text and Narrative; PART THREE: Ideological and Political Contexts; Conclusion; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Bibliography; General index; Index locorum; Index of polybian terminology
Summary Polybius has provided us with the earliest continuous narrative of the rise of the Roman Empire. Champion shows how Polybius tailored his work for a number of audiences, both his fellow Greeks & the Roman conquerors, affording new insights into a work whose subtlety & complexity have gone largely unrecognised
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-282) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Polybius. Historiae.
SUBJECT Polybius v200-v120 Historiae gnd
Polybius. swd
Historiae (Polybius) fast
De excidio urbis Hierosolymitanae gnd
Subject History, Ancient -- Historiography
Civilization, Classical -- Historiography
HISTORY -- Ancient.
HISTORY -- Ancient -- General.
Civilization, Classical -- Historiography
History, Ancient -- Historiography
Politics and government -- Historiography
Kulturelle Identität
Historiae (Polybius)
Culturele identiteit.
Politieke aspecten.
SUBJECT Rome -- Politics and government -- 265-30 B.C. -- Historiography
Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C. -- Historiography
Subject Greece
Rome (Empire)
Römisches Reich
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780520929890