"Polybius’ 'Borrowed' Portrait of Scipio Africanus and the Historiography of Alexander the Great".

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Abstract

The article details Polybius' borrowing from Calisthenes and other sources in order to create his literary portrait of Scipio Africanus, based on descriptions of Alexander the great. The article considers that borrowing along with the epistemological transmission of source material in this instance.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEOS: COMMENTARII SOCIETATIS PHILOLOGAE POLONORUM
Volume106
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Bibliographical note

Eos 106 (2019), fasc. 1

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