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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Table of Contents:
  • 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.