a Greek historian; Polybius was brought to Rome from Aetolia in Greece as a hostage in 167 BCE; he wrote primarily to explain how Rome became such a powerful state on the world stage; since he was part of the governing class and had been the tutor of Scipio Africanus the Younger, Polybius had a unique position to see and write about history.
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(c. 200-c. 118 BC) Greek politician and historian of Rome. He was a senior politician of the Achaean League
against the Romans and, following the defeat of the Macedonians at Pydna in 168 BC, he was taken, together...
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Greek statesman and historian who wrote of the rise of Rome to world prominence.[15 related articles]
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Gaius Iulius Polybius (fl. 1st century ) was a freedman of Emperor Claudius who was elevated to the secretariat during his reign. He assisted Claudius in his literary, judicial, and historical pursuits as a researcher before the emperor`s accession and this became Polybius` official role in the imperial bureaucracy, with the titl
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Polybius is a supposed arcade game featured in an Internet urban legend. According to the story, the Tempest-style game was released to the public in 1981, and caused its players to go insane, causing them to suffer from intense stress, horrific nightmares, and even suicidal tendencies. A short time after its release, it suppos
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The crater rim of Polybius appears slightly distended in the northeast, and has a cut through the northern wall. But the wall is otherwise moderately intact with only minor erosion. The interior floor is flat and almost featureless, with no central rise. To the south and east, a ray from Tycho cuts across the bowl-shaped Polybius A
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PolybiusPronunciation-needed (ca. 200–118 BC), Greek Πολύβιος) was a Greek historian of the Hellenistic Period noted for his work, The Histories, which covered the period of 220–146 BC in detail. The work describes in part the rise of the Roman Republic and its gradual domination over Greece. Polybius is also renowned for his ideas con
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Polybius (pōli'bēus) , 203? B.C.–c.120 B.C., Greek historian, b. Megalopolis. As one of the leaders of the Achaean League and a friend of Philopoemen, he was influential in Greek politics. Having advocated the neutral stand of the League in the war between Rome and Macedon, he ...
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Greek politician and historian of Rome. He was a senior politician of the Achaean League against the Romans and, following the defeat of the Macedonians at Pydna in 168 BC, he was taken, together with other Achaean aristocrats, as a political hostage to Italy. He was allowed to settle in Rome, became a valued member of the circle of Scipio Africanu
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Polybius (c. 203 BC – 120 BC) was an ancient Greek historian. Polybius is also the name of: ...
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