Hellenistic World / Edition 2

Hellenistic World / Edition 2

by F. W. Walbank
     
 

Walbank's lucid and authoritative history of the Hellenistic world examines political events, describes the different social systems and mores of the people under Greek rule, traces important developments in literature and science, and discusses the new religious movements.See more details below

Overview

Walbank's lucid and authoritative history of the Hellenistic world examines political events, describes the different social systems and mores of the people under Greek rule, traces important developments in literature and science, and discusses the new religious movements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674387263
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1993
Series:
Cambridge Ancient History Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
509,619
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps and Illustrations

Preface

1. Introduction: The Sources

2. Alexander the Great (336-323)

3. The Formation of the Kingdoms (323-276)

4. The Hellenistic World: A Homogeneous Culture?

5. Macedonia and Greece

6. Ptolemaic Egypt

7. The Seleucids and the East

8. Inter-City Contacts and Federal States

9. Social and Economic Trends

10. Cultural Developments: Philosophy, Science and Technology

11. The Frontiers of the Hellenistic World: Geographical Studies

12. Religious Developments

13. The Coming of Rome

Date Chart

Maps

Abbreviations

Further Reading and Bibliography

Index of Sources

General Index

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