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A Companion to Ancient Macedonia.

Author: Joseph Roisman; Ian Worthington
Publisher: Somerset : Wiley, 2011.
Series: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A Companion to Ancient Macedonia examines the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of ancient Macedonia from the Archaic period to the end of Roman domination and beyond.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Roisman; Ian Worthington
ISBN: 1444327518 9781444327519 1782688137 9781782688136 1282817752 9781282817753 9786612817755 6612817755 1444327526 9781444327526 144435163X 9781444351637
OCLC Number: 1058924319
Description: 1 online resource (780 pages).
Contents: List of Illustrations viii List of Contributors xii Preface xiv Notes on Style xvi List of Abbreviations xvii Maps xx PART I Preamble 1 1 Why Study Ancient Macedonia and What this Companion is About 3 Edward M. Anson PART II Evidence 21 2 The Literary and Epigraphic Evidence to the Roman Conquest 23 P. J. Rhodes 3 The Numismatic Evidence 41 Karsten Dahmen PART III Macedonia and Macedonians 63 4 The Physical Kingdom 65 Carol G. Thomas 5 Macedonians and Greeks 81 Johannes Engels 6 Perspectives on the Macedonians from Greece, Rome, and Beyond 99 Sulochana R. Asirvatham PART IV History 125 7 The Early Temenid Kings to Alexander I 127 S(3)awomir Sprawski 8 Classical Macedonia to Perdiccas III 145 Joseph Roisman 9 Philip II 166 Sabine Muller 10 Alexander the Great, Macedonia and Asia 186 Dawn L. Gilley and Ian Worthington 11 Alexander's Successors to 221 BC 208 Winthrop Lindsay Adams 12 Macedonia and Rome, 221-146 BC 225 Arthur M. Eckstein 13 Provincia Macedonia 251 John Vanderspoel PART V Neighbours 277 14 Macedonia, Illyria and Epirus 279 William S. Greenwalt 15 Macedonia and Thessaly 306 Denver Graninger 16 Macedonia and Thrace 326 Zosia Archibald 17 Macedonia and Persia 342 Marek Jan Olbrycht PART VI Politics, Society, Economy and Culture 371 18 Macedonian Kingship and Other Political Institutions 373 Carol J. King 19 Social Customs and Institutions: Aspects of Macedonian Elite Society 392 Noriko Sawada 20 Macedonian Women 409 Elizabeth Carney 21 Macedonian Religion 428 Paul Christesen and Sarah C. Murray 22 The Macedonian Army 446 Nicholas Victor Sekunda 23 The Political Economy of Macedonia 472 Paul Millett 24 Classical Art to 221 BC 505 Craig I. Hardiman 25 Hellenistic and Roman Art, 221 BC-AD 337 522 Rachel Kousser PART VII After Rome 543 26 Macedonia in Late Antiquity 545 Carolyn S. Snively 27 Ancient Macedonia, Alexander the Great and the Star or Sun of Vergina: National Symbols and the Conflict between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia 572 Loring M. Danforth Bibliography 599 Index 651
Series Title: Blackwell companions to the ancient world.
Other Titles: Blackwell companions to the ancient world., Ancient history
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