The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World

The Cambridge Companion to the Hellenistic World

by Glenn R. Bugh
     
 

This Companion volume offers fifteen original essays on the Hellenistic world.See more details below

Overview

This Companion volume offers fifteen original essays on the Hellenistic world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521535700
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2006
Series:
Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1Alexander the Great and the creation of the Hellenistic Age9
2The Hellenistic kingdoms28
3The Polis and federalism52
4Hellenistic economies73
5The Hellenistic family93
6History and rhetoric113
7Material culture136
8Hellenistic art : two dozen innovations158
9Language and literature186
10Greek religion : continuity and change in the Hellenistic period208
11Philosophy for life223
12Science, medicine, and technology241
13Hellenistic military developments265
14Greeks and non-Greeks295
15Recent trends and new directions315

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