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    DescriptionThis book offers a detailed political history of Rhodes from the foundation of the Rhodian republic in the fifth century B.C. to the conclusions of Rhodes' alliance with Rome in the second, a period in which Rhodes was a major Mediterranean power. Richard M. Berthold provides a complete account of Rhodian foreign affairs, exploring the principles and reasons behind Rhodes' foreign policy decisions. He traces Rhodes' history through the stormy years of the fourth century to the independence and prosperity of the third, arguing that Rhodes achieved economic and political success by pursuing a course of studied neutrality. Berthold maintains that Rhodes did not willfully abandon its neutral stance during the second century, but rather was forced by events to support Rome, a posture that ultimately led to Rhodes' loss of independence.


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    Title
    Rhodes in the Hellenistic Age
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard M. Berthold
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 254
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 428 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780801475979
    ISBN 10: 080147597X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 18
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    B&T Approval Code: A14202030
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    LC classification: DF
    DC22: 938.08, 939.16
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Illustrations note
    3
    Publisher
    Cornell University Press
    Imprint name
    Cornell University Press
    Publication date
    03 September 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Ithaca
    Review quote
    "Professor Berthold's book is an excellent piece of work: he has successfully coped with the problems facing every historian of ancient Greece, and succeeds in viewing events from the perspective of Rhodes itself. His clear and thoughtful analysis of Rhodian action makes the book a substantial contribution to an active and promising area of current Greek scholarship." Stanley M. Burstein, California State University, Los Angeles"