Polybius, The Histories

LCL 161: 510-511

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The Histories of Polybius

FRAGMENTA EX INCERTIS LIBRIS1

A. FRAGMENTA ADDITO NOMINE POLYBII ALLATA

1* (1 a) Suda α 722, s.v. ἀθεσίαν

καὶ αὖθις Πολύβιος· ἐπικρύπτειν ἅπασι τὴν ἀθεσίαν αὐτῶν καὶ τὴν ἀβεβαιότητα

2 (1) St. Byz. α 109 Billerbeck

Αἰγόσθενα, πόλις Μεγαρίδος . . . τὸ ἐθνικὸν ὤφειλεν Αἰγοσθενεύς, ὡς Μεγαρεύς. Πολύβιος δ᾿ Αἰγοσθενίτην φησίν, ὡς Γάβαλα Γαβαλίτης.

3 (2) Suda αι 281, s.v. αἶρε δάκτυλον

καὶ Πολύβιος· ὁ δὲ προσπεσὼν αἴρεται νίκην εὐτυχεστάτην.

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Unattributed Fragments

Fragments of Polybius from Unidentified Books of the Histories

A. Fragments Transmitted with Polybius’ Name Attached

1* (1a) Suda α 722, s.v. ἀθεσίαν

And Polybius again: to conceal by every means their wrongdoing and unreliability

2 (1) St. Byz. α 109 Billerbeck

Aegosthena. A city in the Megarid . . . The ethnic ought to be Aegostheneus, like Megareus (“Megarian”). But Polybius uses Aegosthenitês, like Gabala (yielding) Gabalitês.1

3 (2) Suda αι 281, s.v. αἶρε δάκτυλον

Also Polybius: But he attacked, and carried off an extremely fortunate triumph.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.polybius-histories.2010