The Resource The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 BC

The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 BC

Label
The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 BC
Title
The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 BC
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 BC examines social changes in the old and new cities of the Greek world and in the new post-Alexandrian kingdoms. An appraisal of the momentous military and political changes after the era of Alexander, this book considers developments in literature, religion, philosophy, and science, and establishes how far they are presented as radical departures from the culture of Classical Greece or were continuous developments from it. Graham Shipley explores the culture of the Hellenistic world in the context of the social divisions betwee
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
938/.08
Index
no index present
LC call number
DF235 .S54 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge history of the ancient world
Label
The Greek World After Alexander 323-30 BC
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-536) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of figures; Preface; Acknowledgements; Note on Greek names and dates; Note on extracts; List of abbreviations; List of dates; 1 Approaches and sources; The period and its problems; The literary sources; Non-literary sources; Conclusion; 2 Alexander and his successors to 276 BC; The fourth century and after; The Successors; The Gauls; Armies and emigration; 3 Kings and cities; Representations of kingship; The negotiation of power; Civic society and socio-economic change; Beyond the polis?; 4 Macedonia and Greece
  • Appendix I: Dynastic chronologiesAppendix II: Genealogical tables; Further reading; Notes; Bibliography; Index of sources; General index
  • Historiography and the communityConclusion; 8 The Seleukid kingdom and Pergamon; Land and resources; Crises and continuities in Seleukid power, 312-164 BC; Methods of control; The Attalid dynasty (283-133 BC); Seleukid decline; 9 Understanding the cosmos: Greek 'science' after Aristotle; Greek thinkers in their society; Engineering, mechanics, and physics; Understanding life-forms; Mathematical speculation; Exploration, empires, and economies; Conclusion; 10 Rome and Greece; Rome in the third century; Rome's wars against Macedonia and Syria; Mithradates; The culmination of Roman hegemony
  • Macedonia to 276 BCGreece under Macedonian domination; The Spartan 'revolutions' and their aftermath; Athens and Macedonian after 239 BC; The limits of Macedonian power; 5 Religion and philosophy; Religious change; Rival philosophies and common ground; World-views and society; 6 Ptolemaic Egypt; Land and people; Evidence; The Ptolemaic dynasty; Greeks and Macedonians in Egypt; Economic administration; The results of Ptolemaic rule; 7 Literature and social identity; Writers in society; Sites of production; Tradition and innovation; Different audiences?; The public and the personal; The 'Other'
Control code
ocn875096602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (601 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134065318
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b34180515
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875096602
  • pebco1134065310

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