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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]
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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 Print version record
Subject Polybius. Historiae.
Civilization, Classical -- Historiography.
History, Ancient -- Historiography.
Greece -- Politics and government -- To 146 B.C. -- Historiography.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 265-30 B.C. -- Historiography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003017212
ISBN 0520929896 (electronic bk.)
9780520929890 (electronic bk.)