Athens from Alexander to Antony

ISBN-10: 0674051122

ISBN-13: 9780674051126

Edition: 1997

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Description: Christian Habicht narrates the history of Athens from its subjugation by the Macedonians in 338 B.C. to the battle of Actium in 31 B.C., when Octavian's defeat of Mark Antony paved the way for Roman dominion over the Hellenistic world.

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/15/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 406
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.12" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Christian Habicht is Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.

Introductionp. 1
In the Shadow of Macedonian Expansion (338-323)p. 6
Political Leaders
Endangered Peace
The Age of Lycurgus
The Crisis
Under Foreign Rule (323-307)p. 36
The Hellenic War
Unsettled Postwar Years
Demetrius of Phalerum
Between Freedom and Dependency (307-287)p. 67
Democracy without Full Freedom
Tyranny
King Demetrius
Culture in Public Lifep. 98
Drama
The Schools of the Philosophers
The Fine Arts
Prose: Historiography and the Characters of Theophrastus
The Independent City (287-262)p. 124
Policy amid Competing Forces
Life in the City
The Chremonidean War
Renewed Subjugation (262-229)p. 150
The Royal Governor
A Satellite of Macedonia
Official Religion and the Royal House
Hellenistic Athens as Seen by a Contemporary
Freedom and Neutrality (229-200)p. 173
Precarious Freedom
The 220s
Athens as a Neutral Power
Alliance with Rome (200-167)p. 194
Against Philip
Against Antiochus
Against Perseus
Times of Peace (before and after 167)p. 220
Contacts with Kings
Contacts with Independent States
Conditions at Home
Athenian Delosp. 246
The Cleruchy
The Limits of Athenian Sovereignty
Center of Trade
Roman Hegemonyp. 264
Athens and Oropus
Rome Acquires a Foothold on the Balkan Peninsula
Athens and Delphi
The Close of the Second Centuryp. 280
Foreign Relations
Conditions at Home
Athens and Mithridatesp. 297
The Break with Rome
War and Its Consequences
After the Warp. 315
The Constitution
Ruling Circles
A Difficult New Beginning
Subjectionp. 338
Clodius' Plebiscite
Romans in Athens
In the Civil Wars
Epiloguep. 366
Abbreviations and Short Titlesp. 370
Select Bibliographyp. 373
Indexp. 391
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