The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest: A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation Updated Edition by Michel M. Austin

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PUB:August 01, 2006

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Author: Michel M. Austin

Brand: Cambridge University Press

Edition: Updated

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  • This new and enlarged edition of Michel Austin’s seminal work on the Hellinistic world provides a panoramic view of this world through the medium of ancient sources.

Package Dimensions: 38x228x1080

Number Of Pages: 656

Release Date: 07-08-2006

Details: Product Description The 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. Book Description New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. Book Description The Hellenistic period saw the Greek world expand through Alexander’s campaigns before ultimately submitting to Rome. This new and enlarged edition of the seminal sourcebook presents over three hundred ancient texts in original translations supported by introductory sections, notes and references, chronological tables, maps, illustrations, and a full analytical index. About the Author 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).

UPC: 884117211876

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