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A Companion to Ancient Macedonia

Author: Joseph Roisman; Ian Worthington
Publisher: Chichester : Wiley-blackwell, 2010
Series: Blacwell companions to the ancient world
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive and up-to-date work available on ancient Macedonian history and material culture, A Companion to Ancient Macedonia is an invaluable reference for students and scholars alike. Features new, specially commissioned essays by leading and up-and-coming scholars in the field Examines the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of ancient Macedonia from the Archaic period to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Roisman; Ian Worthington
ISBN: 1405179368 9781405179362
OCLC Number: 770838106
Description: 668 s
Contents: List of Contributors. Preface: For Readers --
and Reviewers. Notes. Abbreviations. List of Maps. List of Figures. List of Plates. Part 1 Preamble. 1. Why Study Ancient Macedonia and What this Companion is About (Edward M. Anson). Part 2 Evidence. 2. The Literary and Epigraphic Evidence to the Roman Conquest (P.J. Rhodes). 3. The Numismatic Evidence (Karsten Dahmen). Part 3 Macedonia and Macedonians. 4. The Physical Kingdom (Carol G. Thomas). 5. Macedonians and Greeks (Johannes Engels). Perspectives on the Macedonians from Greece, Rome, and Beyond (Sulochana R. Asirvatham). Part 4 History. 7. From the Bronze Age to Alexander I (Slawomir Sprawski). 8. Classical Macedonia to Perdiccas III (Joseph Roisman). 9. Philip II (Sabine Muller). 10. Alexander the Great, Macedonia and Asia (Dawn L. Gilley and Ian Worthington). 11. Alexander's Successors to 221 BC (Winthrop Lindsay Adams). 12. Macedonia and Rome, 221-146 BC (Arthur M. Eckstein). 13. Provincia Macedonia (John Vanderspoel) Part 5 Neighbours. 14. Macedonia, Illyria and Epirus (William S. Greenwalt). 15. Macedonia and Thessaly (D. Graninger). 16. Macedonia and Thrace (Zosia Archibald). 17. Macedonia and Persia (Marek Jan Olbrycht). Part 6 Politics, Society, Economy, and Culture. 18. Kingship and Other Political Institutions (Carol J. King). 19. Social Customs and Institutions Aspects of Macedonian Elite Society (Noriko Sawada). 20. Macedonian Women (Elizabeth Carney). 21. Macedonian Religion (Paul Christesen and Sarah C. Murray). 22. The Macedonian Army (Nicholas Victor Sekunda). 23. The Political Economy of Macedonia (Paul Millett). 24. Classical Art to 221 BC (Craig I. Hardiman). 25. Hellenistic and Roman Art, 221 BC-AD 337 (Rachel Kousser). Part 7 After Rome. 26. Macedonia in Late Antiquity (Carolyn S.
Series Title: Blacwell companions to the ancient world

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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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"Like others in the publisher's Companions to the Ancient World series, this volume is intended primarily as an engaging resource for students new to the subject and scholars in related fields, and Read more...

 
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