Delphi Complete Works of Polybius (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

October 30, 2020
Delphi Complete Works of Polybius (Illustrated) (Delphi Ancient Classics)

Polybius was a leading Hellenistic historian, whom many regardas the natural successor to Thucydides. The great theme to his‘Histories’ was a study of ‘what made Rome great’, exploring therise of the Republic, the destruction of Carthage and the eventualRoman domination of the Greek world. The Ancient Classics seriesprovides eReaders with the wisdom of the Classical world, with bothEnglish translations and the original Greek texts. Thiscomprehensive eBook presents the complete extant works of Polybius,with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and theusual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Polybius's lifeand worksFeatures the complete extant works of Polybius, in both Englishtranslation and the original GreekIncludes Evelyn S. Shuckburgh’s celebrated translationExcellent formatting of the textsProvides a special dual English and Greek text of the fivecomplete books of ‘The Histories’, allowing readers to compare thesections paragraph by paragraph – ideal for studentsFeatures a bonus biography – discover Polybius's ancientworldScholarly ordering of texts into chronological order andliterary genres