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Moral vision in the Histories of Polybius

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polybius,
  • Polybius -- Ethics,
  • Ethics, Ancient

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-299) and indexes.

    StatementArthur M. Eckstein.
    SeriesHellenistic culture and society ;, 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD58 .E35 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination331 p. ;
    Number of Pages331
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1086686M
    ISBN 100520085205
    LC Control Number94010638


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About the Book. Arthur Eckstein's fresh and stimulating interpretation challenges the way Polybius' Histories have long been viewed. He argues that Polybius evaluates people and events as much from a moral viewpoint as from a pragmatic, utilitarian, or even "Machiavellian" one.

Arthur Eckstein's fresh and stimulating interpretation challenges the way Polybius' Histories have long been viewed. He argues that Polybius evaluates people and events as much from a moral viewpoint as from a pragmatic, utilitarian, or even "Machiavellian" one. Polybius particularly asks for "improvement" in his audience, hoping that those who study his writings will emerge with a firm.

"In Polybius's Histories, as Eckstein so adroitly shows, politicians see their predecessors, even in defeat or failure, praised when they act nobly and responsibly, thus finding by example a code of ethical behavior and moral duty that remains a guide to conduct even in changin circumstances."―Richard Mitchell, author of Patricians and Cited by: Arthur Eckstein's interpretation challenges the way Polybius' "Histories" have long been viewed.

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Moral Vision in the Histories of Polybius (Hellenistic Culture and Society #16) (Hardcover) By Arthur M. Eckstein. University of California Press,pp.

Publication Date: February 1, In several important articles starting in the s, and in his book on Polybius based on his Sather Lectures (), Walbank has underlined Polybius's sternly "utilitarian" and "ruthless" standard of judgment regarding the actions of individuals and states.

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Eckstein. THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS BOOK I. Had the praise of History been passed over by former Chroniclers it Introduction. The importance and magnitude of the subject. would perhaps have been incumbent upon me to urge the choice and special study of records of this sort, as the readiest means men can have of correcting their knowledge of the past.

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Polybius' Histories begin in the year BC and end in BC (Polybius was born around BC and died around BC). He is primarily concerned with the 53 years in which Ancient Rome became a dominant world power. This period, from – BC, saw Rome subjugate Carthage and gain control over Hellenistic I through V cover the affairs of important states at the time.

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() ‘Physis and nomos: Polybius, the Romans and Cato the Elder’, in Cartledge, Garnsey and Gruen (eds.) () –98Author: Frank W. Walbank.

The Histories of Polybius Book Six Preface 1. I am aware that some will be at a loss to account for my interrupting the course of my narrative for the sake of entering upon the following disquisition on the Roman constitution.

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Lexica. Davidson, J. "The Gaze in Polybius' Histories" JRS 81 () Dubuisson, M. Le latin de Polybe. Paris: Klincksieck *Eckstein, A.M.

Moral Vision in the Histories of Polybius. Berkeley, Los Angeles, and London: University of California. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. 'no one else in our times has attempted to write a universal history' Polybius' ambitious goal was to describe how Rome conquered the Mediterranean world in less than fifty-three years.

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Moral Vision in the Histories of Polybius. Article. of the British Labour government saw Britain’s economic predicament in terms very similar to those set out in this book and the previously. The second book, Moral Vision in the Histories of Polybius (), is a revisionist analysis of the important Hellenistic historian Polybius, who has usually been viewed as a severe and rational pragmatist; the book emphasizes instead Polybius’ traditionally moralistic approach to human action in the face of widespread social and.

One might compare Polybius’ discussion of Philip II with the proper hegemony exercised early on by Philip V, and then completely reversed as the moral character of Philip V changed (); cf.

Eckstein, Moral Vision, On Polybius’ idealization of Philip II, see also F. Walbank, "Supernatural Paraphernalia in Cited by: 7. lxxvi Emma Nicholson BIBLIOGRAPHY Capes, W. () The History of the Achaean League as Contained in the Remains of Polybius (London).

Champion, C. () Cultural Politics in Polybius’s Histories (Berkeley and Los Angeles). Davidson, J. () ‘The Gaze in Polybius’ Histories’, JRS 10– Eckstein, A. () Moral Vision in The Histories of Polybius (Berkeley and Los. The Histories of Polybius Book Five 1. The year of office as Strategus of the younger Aratus had now come to an end with the rising of the Pleiades; for that was the arrangement of time then observed by the Achaeans.1 Accordingly he laid down his office and was succeeded in the command of.

The historian Polybius (ca. – BCE) was born into a leading family of Megalopolis in the Peloponnese (Morea) and served the Achaean League in arms and diplomacy for many years, favoring alliance with to he was held hostage in Rome, where he became a friend of Lucius Aemilius Paulus and his two sons, especially Scipio Aemilianus, whose campaigns, including the.

Here is the first new translation for over thirty years of Polybius' Histories, the major source for our knowledge of the Eternal City's early rise to power, covering the years of the Second Punic War, the defeat of Hannibal, and Rome's pivotal victories in the Mediterranean.

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Berkeley Polybius Homework Help Questions. I need to summarize Polybius' Histories. The Histories is a work of Roman history, written in Greek by an eye-witness of the political and martial world of the. Cultural Politics in Polybius's Histories is the second volume dedicated to Polybius in the esteemed UCLA "Hellenistic Culture and Society" series, which contains several volumes with important essays on Polybius, as well as Eckstein's Moral Vision in the "Histories" of Polybius (XVI, ).

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He has published three books, Senate and General: Individual Decision-Making and Roman Foreign Relations, – BC (), Moral Vision in the Histories of Polybius (), Mediterranean Anarchy, Interstate War and the Rise of Rome (), and 50 major scholarly articles.

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About the Author. Arthur M. Eckstein is Professor of History at the University of Maryland, College Park, and the author of Moral Vision in the Histories of Polybius and Senate and General: Individual Decision Making and Roman Foreign Relations, B.C., both from UC Press.