Imperialism, cultural politics, and Polybius [electronic resource] / edited by Christopher Smith and Liv Mariah Yarrow
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I AUTHOR, TEXT, AND INFLUENCE -- 1.Polybius among the Romans: Life in the Cyclops' Cave / Andrew Erskine -- 2.Polybius and Herodotus / Brian McGing -- 3.Polybius, Thucydides, and the First Punic War / Tim Rood -- 4.Thucydides, Polybius, and Human Nature / Georgina Longley -- 5.The Language of Polybius since Foucault and Dubuisson / David Langslow -- pt. II MECHANISMS OF IMPERIALISM -- 6.Deditio in Fidem: The Ptolemaic Conquest of Asia Minor / Andrew Meadows -- 7.Old and New in Roman Foreign Affairs: The Case of 197 / David Potter -- 8.Aemilius Paullus Sees Greece: Travel, Vision, and Power in Polybius / Amy Russell -- 9.Decem Legati: A Flexible Institution, Rigidly Perceived / Liv Mariah Yarrow -- 10.Kings and Regime Change in the Roman Republic / Olivier Hekster -- pt. III CULTURAL POLITICS -- 11.`In Part a Roman Sea': Rome and the Adriatic in the Third Century BC / Nikola Casule -- 12.Honorific Statues and Hellenistic History / John Ma -- 13.Rome, Pessinous, and Battakes: Religious Encounters with the East / Hugh Bowden -- 14.Festivals and Games in Polybius / Bruce Gibson -- 15.From Polybius to the Parthenon: Religion, Art, and Plunder / Jonathan Williams.
- Addressing central problems in the development of Roman imperialism in the 3rd and 2nd century BC, topics in this volume include the author Polybius, the characteristics of Roman power and imperial ambition, and the mechanisms used by Rome in creating and sustaining an empire in the East.
- 9780191738791 (ebook)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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