A History of the Hellenistic World

A History of the Hellenistic World : 323-30 BC


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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 city states prior to the Roman conquest* Emphasizes the specific Macedonian origins of all active participants in the creation of the Hellenistic world* Highlights the relationships between Greek city-states and Macedonian monarchies

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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 175.26 x 248.92 x 27.94mm | 771.1g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0631233873
  • 9780631233879

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"A new narrative history, written by an expert in the field, offering an authoritative and accessible survey for students and readers alike. This is an excellent model of how it should be done, and I am sure that it will be not only students who find this a valuable reference work." ( Scholia Reviews , 2009) "The author, emeritus professor of ancient history at the University of Marburg, highlights the relationships between Greek city-states and Macedonian monarchies." ( Times Higher Education Supplement)

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About R.Malcolm Errington

R. Malcolm Errington is Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at the University of Marburg, Germany. He holds degrees from the University of Durham and has published extensively on the Hellenistic period, especially on Roman expansion, and on Late Antiquity.

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