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The Histories, Volume IV

Books 9-15

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$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674996595

Publication Date: 11/14/2011

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640 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

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Polybius found a brilliant subject for his history in the Roman drive to supremacy in the Mediterranean. As an experienced Greek politician who lived as a hostage among the elite in Rome from 167 to 159 BC, he was ideally positioned to write it. He had formidable organizational powers, and he really did know what he was talking about. Without him, our understanding of the whole period and of the dynamics of Roman imperialism would be inconceivably impoverished.—Denis Feeney, The Times Literary Supplement

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