By Polybius, Evelyn S. Shuckburgh
The Histories of Greek-born, Roman historian Polybius (c.200-118 BCE) are reissued right here in volumes. Undertaken by means of the classicist Evelyn Shuckburgh (1843-1906), this primary entire English translation (utilising F. Hultsch's 1867-72 Greek textual content) was once released in 1889. A train, and later librarian, at Emmanuel collage, Cambridge, Shuckburgh produced institution variants of Sophocles and Suetonius in addition to brief histories at the classical global. This hugely readable translation has remained a desirable old account of the second one and 3rd centuries BCE. quantity 1 includes the entire Books 1 to five, the close to whole publication 6, and fragments of Books 7 to nine. quantity 2 contains fragments of Books 10 to 39 (17, 19, and 37 are missing), a compendium of smaller fragments, and an intensive index.
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