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Age of Conquests

The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian

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$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674659643

Publication Date: 02/05/2018


480 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

30 halftones, 13 maps

History of the Ancient World

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  • Maps
  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. How It All Began: From Macedonia to the Oecumene (356–323 BC)
  • 2. The Successors: Adventurers and Architects of Kingdoms (323–275 BC)
  • 3. ‘Old’ Greece in the Short Third Century: Struggles for Survival, Freedom and Hegemony (279–217 BC)
  • 4. The Ptolemaic Golden Age (283–217 BC)
  • 5. Kings and Kingdoms
  • 6. The City-state in a World of Federations and Empires
  • 7. Entanglement: The Coming of Rome (221–188 BC)
  • 8. The Greek States Become Roman Provinces (188–129 BC)
  • 9. Decline and Fall of the Hellenistic Kingdoms in Asia and Egypt (188–80 BC)
  • 10. A Battlefield of Foreign Ambitions (88–30 BC)
  • 11. A Roman East: Local Histories and Their Global Context (30 BC–AD 138)
  • 12. Emperors, Cities and Provinces from Augustus to Hadrian (30 BC–AD 138)
  • 13. Socio-economic Conditions: From Greek Cities to an ‘Ecumenical’ Network
  • 14. Social and Cultural Trends: Benefactors, Confrères, Ephebes, Athletes, Women and Slaves
  • 15. From Civic Worship to Megatheism: Religions in a Cosmopolitan World
  • 16. The Greeks and the Oecumene
  • References and Sources
  • Bibliography
  • Chronology
  • Index

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