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The Hellenistic World

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$36.00 • £31.95 • €32.95

ISBN 9780674387263

Publication Date: 10/15/1993

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288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 4 maps, 1 table

United States and its dependencies only

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  • List of Maps and Illustrations*
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction: The Sources
  • 2. Alexander the Great (336–323)
  • 3. The Formation of the Kingdoms (323–276)
  • 4. The Hellenistic World: A Homogeneous Culture?
  • 5. Macedonia and Greece
  • 6. Ptolemaic Egypt
  • 7. The Seleucids and the East
  • 8. Inter-City Contacts and Federal States
  • 9. Social and Economic Trends
  • 10. Cultural Developments: Philosophy, Science and Technology
  • 11. The Frontiers of the Hellenistic World: Geographical Studies
  • 12. Religious Developments
  • 13. The Coming of Rome
  • Date Chart
  • Maps
  • Abbreviations
  • Further Reading and Bibliography
  • Index of Sources
  • General Index
  • * Maps and Illustrations
    • Maps
      • 1. Alexander’s March
      • 2. The Hellenistic Kingdoms c. 275
      • 3. Greece, Macedonia and Crete
      • 4. Asia Minor
    • Plates
      • 1. Alexander making offerings to the god Amon-Re
      • 2. Delphic wisdom in Ai Khanum
      • 3. Some early hellenistic rulers
      • 4. The ‘Victory’ of Samothrace
      • 5. The Rosetta Stone
      • 6. The ‘Dying Gaul’
      • 7. Some later hellenistic rulers
      • 8. Model of the Citadel at Pergamum

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