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Alexander to Actium The Historical Evolution of the Hellenistic Age

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ISBN-10: 0520083490

ISBN-13: 9780520083493

Edition: N/A

Authors: Peter Green

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The Hellenistic Age, the three extraordinary centuries from the death of Alexander in 323 B. C. to Octavian's final defeat of Antony and Cleopatra at the Battle of Actium, has offered a rich and variegated field of exploration for historians, philosophers, economists, and literary critics. Yet few scholars have attempted the daunting task of seeing the period whole, of refracting its achievements and reception through the lens of a single critical mind.Alexander to Actiumwas conceived and written to fill that gap. In this monumental work, Peter Green--noted scholar, writer, and critic--breaks with the traditional practice of dividing the Hellenistic world into discrete, repetitious studies…    
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/19/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 994
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.818
Language: English