Study Guide - STUDY GUIDE POLYBIUS, HISTORIES, SELECTIONS...

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STUDY GUIDE  POLYBIUS,  HISTORIES , SELECTIONS  As you read the selections from Polybius, find answers to  the following questions to prepare for the quiz and  discussion.  Write them on a separate sheet of paper and  bring to class for correction. Correlate this reading  with  information  found on pp. 134-141 of your textbook  (Western Civilization: The Continuing Experiment, The  Dolphin Edition, 2006 edition)   Remember when considering this description of the  Roman constitution that Polybius wasn’t a Roman.  He was  a Greek trying to make these extremely complicated  constitutional rules understandable to a Greek audience.   Rome had just conquered most of Greece, and Polybius  was trying to explain why the city-state in Italy was so  powerful and successful.    Polybius attributed Roman power to its superior  constitution, which he analyzes according to criteria set 
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course HIST 134 taught by Professor Arnold during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Fredonia.

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