The histories, Volume 1

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Harvard University Press, 1972
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Review: The Histories, Vol 5: Books 16-27

Recensione dell'utente  - Alexander Rolfe - Goodreads

I miss the Gauls and the Carthaginians. Now I'm left with Greeks squabbling among themselves over whether to serve Rome or Macedon. It's still quite good, but I think the best parts of Polybius are behind me. The increasingly fragmentary nature of the work kills the fun a little too. Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Histories, Vol 4: Books 9-15

Recensione dell'utente  - Alexander Rolfe - Goodreads

While the revolution was going on in Egypt, I was reading similar events in Polybius-- the Egyptian people filling the city with protests against an out-of-touch and corrupt ruler, while the military stayed on the sidelines unsure how to proceed. Down with Agathocles and Mubarak! Leggi recensione completa

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