《Polybius Histories》的原文摘录

  • For who is so worthless or indolent as not to wish to know by what means and under what system of polity the Romans in p5less than fifty-three years have succeeded in subjecting nearly the whole inhabited world to their sole government — a thing unique in history? (查看原文)
    躲猫猫社社长 2015-02-23 09:19:28
    —— 引自章节:Book One
  • The date from which Ipropose to begin my history is the 140th Olympiad, and the events are the following: (1)in Greece the so‑called Social War, the first waged against the Aetolians by the Achaeans in league with and under the leadership of Philip of Macedon, the son of Demetrius and father of Perseus, (2)in Asia the war for Coele-Syria between Antiochus and Ptolemy Philopator, (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:19:52
    —— 引自第8页
  • and took place in the 129th Olympiad (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:24:55
    —— 引自第14页
  • It was, therefore, the nineteenth year after the battle of Aegospotami and the sixteenth before that of Leuctra, the year in which the Spartans ratified the peace known as that of Antalcidas with the King of Persia, 2that in which also Dionysius the Elder, after defeating the Italiot Greeks in the battle at the river Elleporos, was besieging Rhegium, and that in which the Gauls, after taking Rome itself by assault, occupied the whole of that city except the Capitol. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:27:06
    —— 引自第16页
  • Not many years before the Syracusan army had quarrelled with those in the city. They were then posted near Mergane and appointed two magistrates chosen from their own body, Artemidorus and Hiero, who was subsequently king of Syracuse. He was still quite young but because of his royal descent qualified to be a ruler and statesman of a kind. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:30:33
    —— 引自第22页
  • The commons, however, worn out as they were by the recent wars and in need of any and every kind of restorative, listened readily to the military commanders, (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:32:28
    —— 引自第27页
  • Acting for themselves they stationed their fleet in the neighbourhood of Cape Pelorias, and with their land forces pressed Messene close in the direction of Sunes. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:34:35
    —— 引自第28页
  • Next follows the war in Libya and next the achievements of the Carthaginians under Hamilcar and after under Hasdrubal. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:36:00
    —— 引自第33页
  • An equally powerful motive with me for paying particular attention to this war is that, to my mind, the truth has not been adequately stated by those historians who are reputed to be the best authorities on it, Philinus and Fabius. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:37:49
    —— 引自第35页
  • When news of the successes of Appius and his legions reached Rome, they elected Manius Otacilius and Manius Valerius Consuls, and dispatched their whole armed force and both commanders to Sicily. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:39:52
    —— 引自第41页
  • Meanwhile the Roman Consuls who had made the treaty with Hiero had left, and their successors, Lucius Postumius and Quintus Mamilius, had arrived in Sicily with their legions. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:40:38
    —— 引自第45页
  • took with him all his elephants, about fifty in number, and all the rest of his force, and advanced rapidly from Heraclea. (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-04 08:43:35
    —— 引自第50页
  • stades (查看原文)
    Imalion 2019-01-27 20:28:06
    —— 引自第50页