History of the Hellenistic World, 323-30 BC

ISBN-10: 0631233881
ISBN-13: 9780631233886
Edition: 2008
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List price: $57.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 10.00" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

"A History of the Hellenistic World" provides an engaging look at the Macedonian monarchies in the period following the reign of Alexander the Great, and examines their impact on the Greek world. Offers a clearly organized narrative with particular emphasis on state and governmental structures Makes extensive use of inscriptions in translation to illustrate the continuing vitality of the Greek city states prior to the Roman conquest Emphasizes the specific Macedonian origins of all active participants in the creation of the Hellenistic world Highlights the relationships between Greek city-states and Macedonian monarchies

List of Illustrations
List of Maps
Preface
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
The Making of the Hellenistic World
First Steps
From Babylon to Triparadeisos
Kassander and Polyperchon
Antigonos
Consolidation
Seleukos
Lysimachos
Ptolemy
Kassander and Europe
From Ipsos to Koroupedion
After Ipsos
Demetrios as King of the Macedonians
Asia Minor
Towards War - Again
The Structure of Power
The New Kings
Land Distributions and City Foundations
Regional Government
The Hellenistic World in Action
Europe after Koroupedion
Keraunos and the Celtic Invasion
The Rise of the Aitolian League and Delphi
Pyrrhos and Antigonos Gonatas
Antigonos Gonatas and the Chremonidean War
Aitolia and Achaia
The Leagues Expand
Antigonos Doson
Retrospect
Asia
The Structure of Empire
Antiochos I "Soter"
The Middle Years
Power and Government
Egypt
Founding Ptolemaic Rule
New and Old
Alexandria and Ptolemais
Ruler Cult
External Possessions
The Challenge of Rome
Clouds in the West
Egypt
Seleukid Asia
Europe
Storm in the Balkans
Intermezzo
Romans in the Balkans
Antiochos III
Symploke
Asia
Europe
Rome in the Hellenistic World
Europe
Macedonia
Achaia
Athens
Egypt and Asia
The "Sixth Syrian War"
Western Asia Minor
The End of the Seleukids
Antiochos IV
The Dynasty Collapses
Terminal Cancer
Central and Eastern Anatolia
Anatolia Becomes Hellenistic
The "First Mithridatic War"
Anatolia Becomes Roman
Egypt Becomes Roman
Ptolemy VI "Philometor"
Ptolemy VIII "Euergetes" II
Woman Power
Kleopatra "Philopator" and the End of Ptolemaic Egypt
Epilogue
Select Bibliography
Royal Dynasties
Index

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