5 edition of A History of the Hellenistic World found in the catalog.
A History of the Hellenistic World
R. Malcolm Errington
February 25, 2008
Written in English
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Thematically organized, spanning the three centuries from Alexander to Augustus, and ranging geographically from Italy to India and the Black Sea to Nubia, the book examines key monuments of Hellenistic art in relation to the great political, social, cultural, and intellectual issues of the time. Get this from a library! The Oxford history of Greece and the Hellenistic world. [John Boardman; Oswyn Murray; Jasper Griffin;] -- "This study begins with the eighth century BS, witnessing the emergence of the Greek city-states, and extends to the conquests of Alexander the Great and the establishment of the Greek monarchies.
A history timeline of the Hellenistic period of ancient Greek history. Judaism - Judaism - Hellenistic Judaism (4th century bce–2nd century ce): Contact between Greeks and Semites goes back to Minoan and Mycenaean times and is reflected in certain terms used by Homer and other early Greek authors. It is not until the end of the 4th century, however, that Jews are first mentioned by Greek writers, who praise them as brave, self-disciplined, and philosophical.
History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rostovtzeff, Michael Ivanovitch, Social & economic history of the Hellenistic world. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ivanovitch Rostovtzeff. Books I, II, and III of Maccabees are invaluable for Jewish history and must be supplemented by the relevant sections of Josephus' Jewish Antiquities. Strabo, Pliny the Elder, Pausanias, Galen, Athenaeus, and Diogenes Laertius, though all writing in the Roman Empire, provide essential information on Hellenistic science, social life, and customs.
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The Hellenistic World - TimeMaps. The vast land empire that Alexander the Great left to his successors was without parallel in Greek history. Alexander’s family and generals created a new order of monarchies and city-states which was to control most of the territory between the Adriatic Sea and western India for three hundred years.
A History of the Hellenistic World by m Errington,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A History of the Hellenistic World provides an engaging look at the Macedonian monarchies in the period following the reign of Alexander the Great, and examines their impact on the Greek world.
Offers a clearly organized narrative with particular emphasis on state and governmental structures Makes extensive use of inscriptions in translation to. Title: The Oxford History of Greece and the Hellenistic World By: John Boardman(ED.), Jasper Griffin(ED.) & Oswyn Murray(ED.) Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Oxford University Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 13 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WW Exploiting the abundant primary sources available, this book examines the many different ways in which war shaped the Hellenistic world.
The volume shows how war was intimately connected with economic, social and political life, looking at the connections between war and religion, the ideology of Hellenistic monarchy, the rule of elites, and.
You. A History of the Hellenistic World provides an engaging look at the Macedonian monarchies in the period following the reign of Alexander the Great, and examines their impact on the Greek world. Offers a clearly organized narrative with particular emphasis on state and governmental structures; Makes extensive use of inscriptions in translation to illustrate the continuing vitality of the Greek Reviews: He has published on Hellenistic history and epigraphy and Roman republican history, and has a special interest in Polybius and dealings between Rome and the Greeks.
He is co-editor with Robert Parker of Herodotus and his World: Essays from a. The Story of Civilization (–), by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.
The series was written over a span of more than five decades. It totals four million words across nea pages, with 2 further books in production at the time of the authors' deaths. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage. Hellenistic entertainment spread across Afro-Eurasia, but adapted to a more diverse audience through stock characters and themes that reflected the universal human experience.-The infrastructure of new cities in Afro-Eurasia included typical Hellenistic features, like.
The world that Alexander remade in his lifetime was transformed once again by his death in BCE. Over time, trade and intellectual achievement resumed, but Cleopatra's death in 30 BCE brought this Hellenistic moment to a close -- or so the story goes. Angelos Chaniotis reveals a Hellenistic world that continued to Hadrian's death in CE.
This book reproduces the text of the hugely successful Oxford History of the Classical World: Greece and the Hellenistic World in a standard paperback form. Written by a team of leading classical scholars, it includes chapters on political and social history, Homer, Greek.
Paperback. Condition: New. Revised ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. A comprehensive view of the ancient Greek world, its history and its achievements. The legacy of the Hellenistic world is vast-it ranges from architecture to philosophy, literature, and the visual arts to military strategy and science.
A comprehensive view of the ancient Greek world, its history and its achievements. The legacy of the Hellenistic world is vast-it ranges from architecture to philosophy, literature, and the visual arts to military strategy and science. Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds A History of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 2 Peter Adamson A History of Philosophy.
This will be the most readable and entertaining history of philosophy ; A fascinating guide to years of philosophy: 3rd century BC to sixth century AD.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: All of the major schools of Hellenistic philosophy shared the same pursuit, albeit in different ways: to live in pleasure and tranquility.
Conclusion While Alexander the Great is a well-known figure from ancient history, the Hellenistic period as a whole is not. The Oxford Illustrated History of Greece and the Hellenistic World (Book) Book Details.
ISBN. Title. The Oxford Illustrated History of Greece and the Hellenistic World. Author. Boardman, John & Griffin, Jasper & Murray, Oswyn.
Publisher. Oxford University Press. Publication Date. Buy This Book. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rostovtzeff, Michael Ivanovitch, Social & economic history of the Hellenistic world.
Oxford, Clarendon Press,  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ivanovitch Rostovtzeff. Product Information. The Hellenistic Age, the three extraordinary centuries from the death of Alexander in 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.Hardback.
Series: The Cambridge Ancient History. Published inVolume VII of the Cambridge Ancient History orginally covered both the history of the Hellenistic world from the battle of Ipsus in BC down to the Peace of Naupactus and the battle of Raphia in BC and the history of Rome from its foundation down to the same date.Published inVolume VII of the Cambridge Ancient History orginally covered both the history of the Hellenistic world from the battle of Ipsus in BC down to the Peace of Naupactus and the battle of Raphia in BC and the history of Rome from its foundation down to the same date.