Donald Walter Baronowski
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (May 9, 2013)
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This examine explores intensive the advanced response of the Greek historian Polybius to the growth of Roman strength. even if he thought of imperialism intrinsically noble, and either trendy and supported Roman domination, Polybius additionally established a undeniable highbrow distance from Rome, glaring in his program of summary rules to the evaluate of Rome and different imperial powers, his acknowledgement of the competitive force underlying all imperial ventures, his willingness to criticize Rome, his crisis for the pursuits of topic countries, the promoting of his personal political beliefs, and his willingness to think about the top of Roman strength.