The Shaping of Narrative in Polybius
|Series title:||Trends in Classics - Supplementary Volumes Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Walter De Gruyter Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $126.00|
| Book Description: |
In his attempt to explain Rome’s rise to world power, Polybius composed a carefully structured narrative. Yet, despite its sophistication, Polybius’ narrative artistry has received little scholarly attention. This study is the first book-length narratological analysis of the Histories. It contributes to our understanding of its content and purpose by unveiling the narrative strategies employed by Polybius in shaping his intriguing story.