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A companion to the Hellenistic world /

Other Authors: Erskine, Andrew.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. Lt, 2003
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history
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245 0 2 |a A companion to the Hellenistic world /  |c edited by Andrew Erskine. 
260 |a Oxford ;  |a Malden, MA :  |b Blackwell Pub. Lt,  |c 2003. 
300 |a xxviii, 588 p. :  |b ill., maps ;  |c 26 cm. 
440 0 |a Blackwell companions to the ancient world.  |p Ancient history 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [515]-566) and index. 
505 0 |a 1. Approaching the Hellenistic world / Andrew Erskine -- Part I: Narratives -- 2. After Alexander: the emergence of the Hellenistic World, 323-281 / David Braund -- 3. An uneasy balance: from the death of Seleukos to the Battle of Raphia / Sheila L. Ager -- 4. The arrival of Rome: from the Illyrian Wars to the fall of Macedon / Peter Derow -- 5. Subjection and resistance: to the death of Mithradates / Brian McGing -- 6. A Roman east: Pompey's settlement to the death of Augustus / Claude Eilers -- Part II: Protagonists -- 7. The Ptolemies and Egypt / Dorothy J. Thompson -- 8. The Seleukids and Asia / Michel Austin -- 9. Macedon and the mainland, 280-221 / Joseph B. Scholten -- 10. The attalids of Pergamon / Elizabeth Kosmetatou -- Part III: 11. Kings / John Ma -- 12. Cities / Richard Billows -- 13. The past in a Hellenistic present: myth and local tradition / Tanja S. Scheer -- 14. Space and geography / Klaus Geus -- Part IV: Greeks and others -- 15. Town and country in Ptolemaic Egypt / Jane Rowlandson -- 16. Jews and Greeks / Erich S. Gruen -- 17. The Galatians: representation and reality / Stephen Mitchell -- 18. Beyond Greeks and Barbarians: Italy and Sicily in the Hellenistic age / Emma Dench -- Part V: Society and economy -- 19. Family structures / Riet van Bremen -- 20. The economy / Gary Reger -- 21. Reading the landscape: survey archaeology and the Hellenistic Oikoumene / Susan E. Alcock, Jennifer E. Gates and Jane E. Rempel -- 22. Warfare / Patrick Baker -- 23. Piracy and the slave-trade / Vincent Gabrielsen -- Part VI: Gods and men -- 24. Hellenistic religion / David Potter -- 25. The divinity of Hellenistic rulers / Angelos Chaniotis -- Part VII: Arts and sciences -- 26. Empires of knowledge: medicine and health in the Hellenistic world / Rebecca Flemming -- 27. The institutions of Hellenistic philosophy / Phillip Mitsis -- 28. Literature and its contexts / Richard Hunter -- 29. Hellenistic art, AD 1500-2000 / Andrew Stewart. 
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