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Ventures into Greek history

Author: Ian Worthington; Nicholas Geoffrey Lempière Hammond
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays by 17 international scholars dealing mainly with fourth-century Greek and Macedonian history and archaeology - the period especially of Philip II and Alexander the Great.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Worthington; Nicholas Geoffrey Lempière Hammond
ISBN: 019814928X 9780198149286
OCLC Number: 185526202
Description: xxvi, 401 s. : illustrations
Contents: Part 1 Source studies: Thucydides - the long walls and their significance, J.R. Ellis; Heracleides of Pontus and the past - fact or fiction?, A.B. Bosworth; supernatural paraphernalia in Polybius's "Histories", F.W. Walbank; Diodorus's sources for the Sacred War in "Book 16", M.M. Markle; Didymea, R.D. Milns; Alexander's propaganda machine - Callisthenes as the ultimate source for Arrian "Anabasis 1-3", A.M. Devine. Part 2 Archaeology: the production of coinage from Archelaus to Perdiccas III and the evolution of Argead Macedonia, W.S. Greenwalt; the Kausia - Macedonian or Indian?, E.A. Fredricksmeyer; Apllonia Hellenis, M.B. Hatzopoulos; the Kalyx Krater of Sevaste in Pieria, J. Vokotopoulou. Part 3 History: text and context in the matter of Xenophon's exile, P.M. Green; the diplomatic skills of Philip II, T.T.B. Rider; Agis III - revisions and reflections, E. Badian; the deification of Alexander the Great - a note, G.L. Cawkwell; the Harpalus Affair and the Greek response to the Macedonian hegemony, Ian Worthington; Antipater - managers of kings - E.J. Baynham; Olympias, Adea Eurydice and the end of the Argead Dynasty, E.D. Carney.
Responsibility: edited by Ian Worthington.

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