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Kings and colonists : aspects of Macedonian imperialism

Author: Richard A Billows
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995.
Series: Columbia studies in the classical tradition, v. 22.
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Kings and Colonists deals with Macedonian Imperialism in the fourth to the second century BCE, the time of King Philip II and Alexander the Great, and of the dynasties of Alexander's successors, with special emphasis in western Asia. The first part of the book examines the origins of Macedonian imperialism in Philip II's state-building activity, and discusses how the Macedonian rulers used propaganda to justify  Read more...
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Billows, Richard A.
Kings and colonists.
Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995
(OCoLC)608388945
Online version:
Billows, Richard A.
Kings and colonists.
Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1995
(OCoLC)621647535
Named Person: Philip, King of Macedonia; Alexander, the Great; Philippus, re di Macedonia; Philippe, (roi de Macédoine ;; Alexandre, (roi de Macédoine ;
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Billows
ISBN: 9004101772 9789004101777
OCLC Number: 31010234
Description: xv, 240 pages, [10] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. King, the Army, and Macedonian Imperialism --
I. problems in the way of a strong Macedonia --
II. resources of Macedonia --
III. Philip and the Macedonian army --
IV. army and the Hellenistic empires --
Ch. 2. Imperial Propaganda and Justification --
I. Power and superiority --
II. Alexander and the progonoi --
III. case study: the Antigonid paintings from Boscoreale --
Ch. 3. Macedonian Kings and Greek Cities: Mechanisms of Interaction --
I. Justifications for Hellenistic monarchy --
II. Greek cities' response to monarchy --
Ch. 4. Macedonian Dynasts in Asia Minor --
I. Dynasts in Asia Minor and Macedonia before Alexander --
II. Diadochoi --
III. Macedonian dynasts of Asia Minor --
IV. non-Macedonian dynasts of Asia Minor --
V. Conclusions. Appendix: Genealogies of some Anatolian dynasteiai --
Ch. 5. Kings and Estate-Holders in Asia: A Case Study --
I. granting of title to the estate --
II. composition of the estate --
III. tribute owing from the estate and its value as security --
IV. king's right of resumption. Appendix. The Mnesimachos inscription: text, translation and analysis --
Ch. 6. Macedonian Settlers and Colonists in Asia --
I. What sort of Macedonian settlers and how many --
II. When and why Macedonians settled in the empire --
III. What Macedonian settlers and colonists received --
IV. How settlers and colonists lived and saw themselves --
V. function of the Macedonian settlers and colonists. Appendix: Macedonian colonies in Asia --
Ch. 7. Effects on Macedonia of the Macedonian Empire --
I. Warfare and Macedonian manpower --
II. Emigration and Macedonian manpower --
III. economic effects of the empire --
IV. effects of imperialism on Macedonia.
Series Title: Columbia studies in the classical tradition, v. 22.
Responsibility: by Richard A. Billows.

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'This study belongs in every college library. It should be read by students and scholars of ancient history at all levels.' E.N. Borza, Choice, 1995.

 
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