The Hellenistic Age

The Hellenistic Age

by Peter Thonemann

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198759010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 07/01/2016
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,124,177
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Peter Thonemann teaches Greek and Roman history at Wadham College, Oxford. He is the author of The Maeander Valley: A Historical Geography from Antiquity to Byzantium (2011), the winner of the Anglo-Hellenic League's prestigious Runciman Prize 2012, and co-author (with Simon Price) of The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine (2010). His most recent book is an introduction to Hellenistic coinage, The Hellenistic World: Using Coins as Sources (2015). He writes regularly on all aspects of Greek and Roman history and culture for the Times Literary Supplement.

Table of Contents

Preface
1: The Idea of the Hellenistic
2: From Alexander to Augustus
3: Demetrius the Besieger and Hellenistic Kingship
4: Eratosthenes and the System of the World
5: Encounters
6: Priene
Further Reading
Index

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