Hellenistic Constructions of the Roman World
'A fresh, lively and orginal study of three writers of antiquity who dealt with geographical as well as historical themes.' -Bryn Mawr Classical Review
'Classicists will find Clarke's detailed approach extremely gratifying.' -Bryn Mawr Classical ReviewKatherine Clarke explores three authors who wrote about the rise of the Roman Empire - Polybius, Posidonius, and Strabo. She examines the overlap between geography and history in their work, and considers how pre-existing traditions were used but transformed in order to describe the new world of Rome.