The Histories: No. 2 - Polybius, and Paton, W. R. (Translated by), and Walbank, F. W. (Revised by)

The historian Polybius (ca. 200-118 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 Rome. From 168 to 151 he was held hostage in Rome, where he became a friend of Lucius Aemilius Paulus and his two sons, especially Scipio ...

The Histories: No. 2 2010, Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge

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