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The General History Of Polybius V2

by Mr. Hampton

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10513662M
    ISBN 100548100861
    ISBN 109780548100868
    OCLC/WorldCa172976235

    The General History of Polybius by Polybius. Publication date Publisher Printed for J. Johnson [etc.] Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. The Histories of Polybius Book Six Preface 1. I am aware that some will be at a loss to account for my interrupting the course of my narrative for the sake of entering upon the following disquisition on the Roman constitution. But I think that I have already in many passages made it fully evident that this particular branch of my work.

    Buy the Hardcover Book The General History of Polybius, Volume 1 by Polybius at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of . 'no one else in our times has attempted to write a universal history' Polybius' ambitious goal was to describe how Rome conquered the Mediterranean world in less than fifty-three years. This great study of imperialism takes the reader back to Rome's first encounter with Carthage in and forward to her destruction of that renowned city in Reviews: 1.

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No Jacket. 3rd Edition. This is 'The General History of Polybius, Vol 2, "translated from the Greek by Mr Hampton in two volumes, The third edition, Vol 2, London: printed in the year MDCCLXVI".

The publisher is not named except it states 'London'. The book is a hardback in a light brown shade leather. : The Histories Of Polybius V2 (): Hultsch, Friedrich, Shuckburgh, Evelyn S.: Books. Polybius (/ p ə ˈ l ɪ b i ə s /; Greek: Πολύβιος, Polýbios; c.

– c. BC) was a Greek historian of the Hellenistic period noted for his work The Histories, which covered the period of – BC in work describes the rise of the Roman Republic to the status of dominance in the ancient Mediterranean world.

It includes his eyewitness account of the Sack of Born: c. BC, The General History Of Polybius V2 book, Arcadia.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Polybius. A Wikipedia article about this author is available. Polybius: Die Politischen Grundlehren des Polybios von Megalopolis: Das Sechste Buch von Polybios' Weltgeschichte in Seinen Erhaltenen Teilen (in German; Leipzig: P. Reclam, ca. ), ed.

by Werner Grundig (page images at HathiTrust) Polybius: The General History of Polybius, in Five Books. Polybius’ original purpose was to narrate the history of the 53 years (– bce)—from Hannibal’s Spanish campaign to the Battle of Pydna—during which Rome had made itself master of the world.

Books I–II form an introduction covering Roman history from the crossing into Sicily against the Carthaginians in and including events. The Histories of Greek-born, Roman historian Polybius (c– BCE) are reissued here in two volumes.

Comprising fragments of Books 10 to 39 (17, 19, and 37 are missing), a compendium of smaller fragments, and an extensive index, Volume 2 covers, inter alia, the Hannibalian War from BCE, the characters of Scipio Africanus and Philip of Macedonia, the flawed historical method of.

Criticisms on Polybius, and estimates of his value as an historian, will be found in Thirlwall’s History of Greece, vol. viii.; Arnold’s History of Rome; Mommsen’s History of Rome, book iv.

xiii.; Freeman’s History of Federal Government and Essays; Bunbury’s Ancient Geography, vol. 16; Law’s Alps of Hannibal. For the Roman. The Histories of Polybius Book One 1.

Had the praise of History been passed over by former Chroniclers it would perhaps have been incumbent upon me to urge the choice and special study of records of this sort, as the readiest means men can have of correcting their knowledge of the past.

But my predecessors have not been. The General History of Polybius, Vol. 1: In Five Books by Polybius it was amazing avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions. Later chapters discuss Polybius' eventful life and how it affected his views on history and politics, and analyze the influential theorizing of book six of the Histories.

In an epilogue, McGing chronicles the fate of Polybius' work after his death, from classical antiquity to the Renaissance to the American Revolution and up to the present.

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The second edition. 1 online resource (2 volumes ([4], pages, 1 leaf of plates; [3],[23] pages, 1 leaf of plates): maps. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The General History of Astronomy: Volume 2, Planetary Astronomy from the Renaissance to the Rise of Astrophysics René Taton,Curtis Wilson,Michael Hoskin — Science Author: René Taton,Curtis Wilson,Michael Hoskin.

The main part of his history covers the years – bc, describing the rise of Rome, the destruction of Carthage, and the eventual domination of the Greek world. The Histories is a vital achievement of the first importance despite the incomplete state in which all but the first five of its original forty books survive.

Hampton, James - The General History of Polybius, in five books, 1st edition, folio, contemporary calf with folding engraved map, R & J Dodsley, Pall Mall, London Large quarto: xx + with errata.

Two lovely folding maps. Small owner's ink inscription on inside front cover. Solid and repaired full calf binding; top and bottom of spine worn but otherwise sound.

Polybius (c. – c. The history of Polybius, the Megalopolitan: containing a general account of the transactions of the world, and principally of the Roman people, during the first and second Punick wars: translated by Sir H.S.: to which is added, A character of Polybius and his writings by.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Polybius. General history of Polybius. London Printed for J. Johnson [etc.] (OCoLC)The historian Polybius (ca.

– bce) was born into a leading family of Megalopolis in the Peloponnese and served the Achaean League in arms and diplomacy for many years.

From to he was held hostage in Rome, where he became a friend of Scipio Aemilianus, whose campaigns, including the destruction of Carthage, he later attended.Content. Polybius' Histories begin in the year BC and end in BC (Polybius was born around BC and died around BC).

He is primarily concerned with the 53 years in which Ancient Rome became a dominant world power. This period, from – BC, saw Rome subjugate Carthage and gain control over Hellenistic I through V cover the affairs of important states at the time.