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    DescriptionThe Hellenistic period began with the considerable expansion of the Greek world through the Macedonian conquest of the Persian empire and ended with Rome becoming the predominant political force in that world. This new and enlarged edition of Michel Austin's seminal work provides a panoramic view of this world through the medium of ancient sources. It now comprises over three hundred texts from literary, epigraphic and papyrological sources which are presented in original translations and supported by introductory sections, detailed notes and references, chronological tables, maps, illustrations of coins, and a full analytical index. The first edition has won widespread admiration since its publication in 1981. Updated with reference to the most recent scholarship on the subject, this new edition will prove invaluable for the study of a period which has received increasing recognition.


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    Title
    The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest
    Subtitle
    A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) M.M. Austin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 656
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 40 mm
    Weight: 1,046 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521535618
    ISBN 10: 0521535611
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD, HBLA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDA
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002010
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
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    BIC subject category V2: 1QDA
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    DC22: 938/.08, 938.08
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    LC classification: DF235.A1 H44 2006
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    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    7 maps
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 August 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    Michel Austin is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of St Andrews. His previous publications include Economic and Social History of Ancient Greece. An Introduction. He is the author of numerous articles and was a contributor to the Cambridge Ancient History vol. VI (2nd edition).
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1. The reign of Alexander (texts 1-25); 2. The age of the successors (texts 26-59); 3. Macedon and the Greek mainland to the Roman conquests (texts 60-100); 4. The Greek cities: social and economic conditions (texts 101-157); 5. The Seleucids and Asia (texts 158-223); 6. The Attalids of Pergamum (texts 224-253); 7. The Ptolemies and Egypt (texts 254-326).