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The Greek statesman Polybius (c.200-118 BC) wrote his account of the relentless growth of the Roman Empire in order to help his fellow countrymen understand how their world came to be dominated by Rome. Opening with the Punic War in 264 BC, he vividly records the critical stages of Roman expansion: its campaigns throughout the Mediterranean, the temporary setbacks inflicted by Hannibal and the final destruction of Carthage. An active participant of the politics of his time as well as a friend of many prominent Roman citizens, Polybius drew on many eyewitness accounts in writing this cornerstone work of history. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.… (més)
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Títol:The Rise of the Roman Empire (Penguin Classics)
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The Histories, on which Polybius’ reputation rests, consisted of 40 books, the last being indexes. Books I–V are extant.

Polybius’ original purpose was to narrate the history of the 53 years (220–168 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 264 and including events in various other parts of the world (especially Achaea) between 264 and 220. In Book III, Polybius sketches a modified plan, proposing to add an account of how the Romans exercised their supremacy and to extend coverage to the destruction of Carthage, in 146.

The events of 168–146 were related in Books XXX–XXXIX. Polybius probably conceived his revision after 146, having by this date completed his narrative down to the end of the Second Punic War. At least Books I–VI seem to have been published by about 150; there is no information as to when the rest of the work, including the revised plan in Book III, appeared. ( )
  Marcos_Augusto | Dec 16, 2021 |
Waterfield's translation was just what I needed. Many years ago, I tried reading Polybius and ended up giving it that type of college age reading that means I skipped whole chapters, read through others sections muddle headed and eventually put it down knowing that I had something great in front of me but was simply not ready for it. I lost the previous translation shortly after my attempt and never tried reading Polybius again. I think Waterfield's translation is both readable and digestible for the serious reader who is not a professional historian. Though it was disappointing to only read up to the Battle of Cannae, if all or much of the fragments of the other parts of the Carthaginian Wars were included, I might have chosen not to read the details of the war in Macedonia and the Peloponnese or the details regarding the events leading to war between Antiochus and Ptolemy in Coele-Syria. Reading about all three theaters of war brings home the universality of Polybius' objective. Polybius was a critical historian of a very high rank. I believe in some ways, he surpassed Thucydides, not necessarily in accuracy but in his abilities to instruct the reader. He surpassed Thucydides because he was able to apply broader experiences, with similar abilities to a more historically daunting subject: the rise of the Roman hegemony in the Mediterranean, which for Polybius and his original audience was, "the entire known world". ( )
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Polybiusautor primaritotes les edicionscalculat
Möller, LenelotteEditorautor principalalgunes edicionsconfirmat
Folard, Jean-Charles deCol·laboradorautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
McGing, BrianPròlegautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
Scott, MichaelPrefaciautor secundarialgunes edicionsconfirmat
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INTRODUCTION -- Polybius was born about 208 B.C. at Megalopolis in Arcadia.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS

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1. Had previous chroniclers neglected to speak in praise of History in general, it might perhaps have been necessary for me to recommend everyone to choose for study and welcome such treatises as the present, since men have no more ready corrective of conduct than knowledge of the past.
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The Greek statesman Polybius (c.200-118 BC) wrote his account of the relentless growth of the Roman Empire in order to help his fellow countrymen understand how their world came to be dominated by Rome. Opening with the Punic War in 264 BC, he vividly records the critical stages of Roman expansion: its campaigns throughout the Mediterranean, the temporary setbacks inflicted by Hannibal and the final destruction of Carthage. An active participant of the politics of his time as well as a friend of many prominent Roman citizens, Polybius drew on many eyewitness accounts in writing this cornerstone work of history. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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