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Introduction: F. W. Walbank, Polybius, and the Decline of Greece

Bruce Gibson and Thomas Harrison

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter takes as its starting-point Walbank's writings on Greek decline. Far from having renounced his political interests in order to write his commentary on Polybius, Walbank's examination of ... More


Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Bruce Gibson and Thomas Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

From his first publication, Aratos of Sicyon (1933), to his death in 2008, F. W. Walbank established himself as one of the leading ancient historians of the last century. His many publications - not ... More


‘A piece of work which would occupy some years…’ Oxford University Press Archive Files 814152, 814173, 814011

John Henderson

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines the history of Walbank's engagement with Polybius and subsequently with his commentary on Polybius, whose origins and development towards publication is charted against the ... More


Growing up with Polybius: A Daughter’s Memoir

Mitzi Walbank

in Polybius and his World: Essays in Memory of F.W. Walbank

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199608409
eISBN:
9780191745102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608409.003.0020
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter begins with the author's experience of childhood in the Walbank household, and the sway which Walbank's academic work held over the entire family. The onset of Mary Walbank's ill-health ... More


Polybius, Rome, and the East*

Peter Derow, Andrew Erskine, and Josephine Crawley Quinn

in Rome, Polybius, and the East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199640904
eISBN:
9780191804670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199640904.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines Polybius's interpretation of Rome's power and Roman expansion in the East. More specifically, it considers the inconsistency between Polybius's general statements about Rome's ... More


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