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Polyaenus

Peter Krentz

Polyaenus

Stratagems of War, Books I-V (Polyaenus)

by Peter Krentz

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Published by Ares Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient and Classical,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages549
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8215006M
    ISBN 100890055033
    ISBN 109780890055038


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A translation of Polyaenus' Stratagems, Book 4, Chapters - BOOK 4, Chapters Adapted from the translation by rd (). See key to translations for an explanation of the format. Click on the G symbols to go to the Greek text of each section. Polyaenus was a Macedonian, who dedicated his collection of Stratagems (Strategemata) to the Roman emperors Lucius Verus and Marcus Aurelius, when they set out on a war against the Parthians, in intention was to Polyaenus book the emperors with brief examples of the exploits of earlier generals, which they could imitate in their Parthian war.

Polyaenus' work is sprinkled with solid history and light on the references to the gods as with Homer. This gives his descriptions of lessons learned from the Trojan war a depth and character all its own.

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0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Book I. 5: Dionysus. Theseus 1. Other editions - View all. Stratagems of War: Books I-V Polyaenus, Peter Krentz, Everett L. Polyaenus, (flourished 2nd century ad), Macedonian rhetorician and pleader who lived in Rome and was the author of a work entitled Strategica (or Strategemata), which he dedicated to the emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus on the outbreak of the Parthian War (–).

The Strategica, still extant, is a historical collection of stratagems and maxims of military strategy. One is the device of Pan mentioned in the second chapter of Polyaenus’s first book of Stratagems. In these terrors, whereof there was either no apparent cause, or at least none answerable to the greatness of the sudden consternation, it was an usual method to do something directly contrary to what the danger would have required, had it been.

Damasithymus (/ ˌ d æ m ə ˈ s ɪ θ ɪ m ə s /; Greek: Δαμασίθυμος; fl. early 5th century BC) was the king of Calyndos (Greek: Κάλυνδος), a city in ancient Caria. His father was Polyaenus book (Greek: Κανδαύλης).Herodotus, in the seventh and eighth books of his 'Histories' entitled Polymnia (Book VII) and Urania (Book VIII), and Polyaenus, in the eighth book of his Died: BC, Salamis Island.

Polyaenus's Stratagems of War; Translated from the Original Greek, by R. Shepherd, F.R.S. (Paperback or Softback) by Polyaenus, Of Lampsacus and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this book in print. AbeBooks; Title Page. Other editions - View all. Stratagematum libri octo Polyaenus (Macedo) Full view - Stratagematum libri octo Polyaenus (Macedo.) Full view - Stratagematum libri octo Polyaenus (Macedo.) Full view.

Polyaenus or Polyenus (pron.: /ˌpɒliˈiːnəs/; see ae (æ) vs. e; Greek: Πoλύαινoς, Poluainos, "many proverbs") was a Polyaenus book century Macedonian author, known best for his Stratagems in War (in Greek,), which has been preserved.4/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

The Strategemata is a collection of military stratagems from Greek and Roman history, written down and organized by Sextus Julius Frontinus around the year Frontinus was a bigwig during the Flavian Dynasty and under the reigns of Nerva and Trajan; he was elected consul three times, and served as provincial governor of Britain from about He acquired firsthand military 4/5.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number. Polyaeni Strategematon libri octo ex recensione Eduard Woelfflin by Polyaenus ; Leo VI, the Wise, emperor of the East, ; Woelfflin, Eduard von, ; Schöll, Rudolf, ; Melber, JohannesPages: Book Details.

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By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a. The third book of Polyaenus and Ephorus / Elisabetta Bianco Polyainos the historian?: stratagems and the use fo the past in the Second Sophistic / Maria Pretzler Polyaenus in context: the Strategica and Greek identity in the second Sophistic age / James Morton.

Polyaenus (pŏl'ē-ē`nəs), fl. c, Macedonian Greek Stratagems, anecdotes on the ruses of war, takes much from various ancient sources now lost. Imperator. 31, likes 1, talking about this. Imperator: Rome is the first chapter in a new Grand Strategy game from Paradox Development Studios.

Starting in Followers: 33K. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Polyaenus's stratagems of war by Polyaenus,Ares Publishers edition, in English Polyaenus's stratagems of war ( edition) | Open LibraryPages: Polyaenus wrote a book on tricks and ruses in the second century CE, and one of his anecdotes explains how the Phocaen leader Onomarchus lead Philip of Macedonian into a trap circa BCE.

He hid some of his forces on ridges on either side of his army then ordered his phalanx to retreat between these hidden soldiers.

Title:: Polyaenus's Strategems of War, Translated From the Original Greek: Author:: Polyaenus: Translator:: Shepherd, R. (Richard). Note: London: Printed. Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and   Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Strategicon, libri octo by Polyaenus. Publication date Publisher in aedibis B. Language Latin. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

The entirety of Tirgatao’s story comes from one paragraph from Polyaenus (Latin for “many butts”) – it’s pretty short, you can read it here.I’ve expanded on her background as a steppe nomad, as it’s likely Polyaenus’s audience would have known.

Lugduni Batavorum, Clean, tight, and bright, a near fine copy. Text in parallel columns of Latin and Greek. Polyaenus was a 2nd century Macedonian who wrote on military strategems of ancient generals.

(Inventory #: ). Polyaenus, Source: The Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World Author(s): John RobertsJohn Roberts. a Macedonian rhetor, dedicated his stratagems to Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.

It is wide‐ranging, including exploits by gods, heroes, and famous women. Some entries are historically valuable. Polyaeni: Strategematon Libri Octo: Ex Recesnsione, Edvardi Woelfflin by Melber, I.

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The Histories of Polybius Book Six Preface 1. I am aware that some will be at a loss to account for my interrupting the course of my narrative for the sake of entering upon the following disquisition on the Roman constitution. But I think that I have already in many passages made it fully evident that this particular branch of my workFile Size: KB.

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About “The Histories: Book 1 (Chap. )” In his Histories, Polybius’ begins in the year BC and ends in BC (Polybius himself was born around. Stratagems []. This work is divided into eight books: the first six contain accounts of the stratagems of the most celebrated Greek generals, the seventh book contains stratagems of non Greeks and Romans, and the eighth book those of the Romans and of illustrious women.

Parts, however, of the sixth and seventh books are lost, so that of the stratagems which. At the outbreak of the Parthian War ofPolyaenus, a rhetor of Macedonian descent, compiled an eight-book collection of stratagems, which, presumably in the hope of preferment, he addressed to Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus as a guidebook in the impending conflict.Prof.

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This is no .Polyaenus. Stratagems of War Philip (1) Philip once broke a Tarentine of rank, who had a command in his army, because he used warm baths, saying: “You seem a stranger to the Macedonian customs, which do not indulge the use of warm water even to a woman in childbed.