Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian

Age of Conquests: The Greek World from Alexander to Hadrian

by Angelos Chaniotis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674659643
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 02/05/2018
Series: History of the Ancient World , #2
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 564,678
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Angelos Chaniotis is Professor of Ancient History and Classics at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

Table of Contents

Maps x

List of Figures xxvi

Preface xxx

Introduction 1

1 How It All Began: From Macedonia to the Oecumene (356-323 BC) 10

2 The Successors: Adventurers and Architects of Kingdoms (323-275 BC) 31

3 'Old' Greece in the Short Third Century: Struggles for Survival, Freedom and Hegemony (279-217 BC) 56

4 The Ptolemaic Golden Age (283-217 BC) 74

5 Kings and Kingdoms 85

6 The City-state in a World of Federations and Empires 122

7 Entanglement: The Coming of Rome (221-188 BC) 148

8 The Greek States Become Roman Provinces (188-129 BC) 175

9 Decline and Fall of the Hellenistic Kingdoms in Asia and Egypt (188-80 BC) 193

10 A Battlefield of Foreign Ambitions (88-30 BC) 207

11 A Roman East: Local Histories and Their Global Context (30 BC-AD 138) 233

12 Emperors, Cities and Provinces from Augustus to Hadrian (30 BC-AD 138) 261

13 Socio-economic Conditions: From Greek Cities to an 'Ecumenical' Network 291

14 Social and Cultural Trends: Benefactors, Confrères, Ephebes, Athletes, Women and Slaves 317

15 From Civic Worship to Megatheism: Religions in a Cosmopolitan World 344

16 The Greeks and the Oecumene 386

References and Sources 401

Bibliography 418

Chronology 427

Index 436

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