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of Megalopolis - Greek historian, 2nd century B.C.
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the Social War, which is the formal start of Polybius' history.
The birth of the historian Polybius.
cities; but the historian Polybius is allowed to stay at Rome, whe
Polybius the historian persuades the Romans not to demand troops from
Polybius is summoned by Manilius to Lilybaeum, but returns home when
Polybius sails on a journey of exploration along the north-western
Polybius goes as Achaean envoy to Rome.
Syll_686, the base of a statue of Polybius at Olympia.
comments on the character of Polybius, and the help which he gave to
The death of the historian Polybius.
[JOSEPHUS, Ap_2.83] & Polybius of Megalopolis, Strabo
drink of no other river, as Polybius relates. And
the Seleucids. And Polybius says of him [ 26.1 ], He, esca
same king," continues Polybius [ 30.25 ], "having heard
Anticleia. And Polybius, in the thirteenth book of his
imaginable. But Polybius, in the eighth book of his His
Athen_* 06.272-274 *
forgetting himself, (and Polybius of Megalopolis attacks
nly just conceived." And Polybius, in the twelfth book of
Philopator. But Polybius, in the fourteenth book of his
ries [ 30.25 ], the same Polybius tells us "that when Anti
book [ 2.4 ], the same Polybius relates that Agron, the
with him were so too, as Polybius relates, in his twenty-s
oncerning the Aetolians, Polybius tells us, in the thirtee
ence. [36.] And Polybius, in his seventh book, says,
pleasures. And Polybius, in the fourteenth book of his
character possible, as Polybius relates in his thirtieth
must not admit," says Polybius of Megalopolis [ 4.20-21
nventor of it. But Polybius, in the eighth book of his His
the wild fig has." And Polybius of Megalopolis, who spea
ulate their dates. Polybius says the same as Aristodemus;
produce the testimony of Polybius of Megalopolis; for thus
unity."  This it is which Polybius relates. But we
Whence one may wonder at Polybius of Megalopolis, who, tho
ment.  But if Polybius could think that Antiochus thu
nning of the work. Polybius, son of Lycortas, of Megalopol
of affairs. But Polybius assures us, that long before
rash and desperate, but Polybius, on the contrary, inform
word; and, therefore, as Polybius informs us, with 20,000
ved the precept of Polybius, and endeavoured never to retu
ea, not very deep. Polybius advised him to scatter caltrop
Diodorus, Hieronymus, Polybius, Posidonius, Claudius
Jerusalem . . . Polybius and Diodorus, who wrote "libra
zones. Some, like Polybius and Poseidonius, who split the
history continuing from Polybius in 52 books, down to the
(soon after 146) city of Elis honours Polybios of Megalopolis, the s
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