- c205–c123 b.c., Greek historian.
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Third, they forget that any good thing taken too far becomes its opposite, as Polybius teaches us.To Hell With Privacy
December 30, 2009
To which is added, a character of Polybius and his writings: by Mr. Dryden.The Library of William Congreve
John C. Hodges
Who ever heard of a candidate for honours taking Polybius into the schools?
Polybius says that the Carthaginians (Africans, by the way) scalped their enemies.Canada and the Canadians, Vol. 2
Richard Henry Bonnycastle
I heard it accidentally, and Andreas, Polybius's freedman, explained it to me.
But the implied threat had not disturbed Polybius, for he knew his sister's ways.
- ?205–?123 bc, Greek historian. Under the patronage of Scipio the Younger, he wrote in 40 books a history of Rome from 264 bc to 146 bc
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