By Christian Habicht

ISBN-10: 0472111094

ISBN-13: 9780472111091

Alexander the good and his major successors replaced the Mediterranean international during centuries, their nation-states extending from the Adriatic to the Indus and from the Black Sea to Ethiopia. No element of the Hellenistic period has drawn extra recognition in contemporary many years than the monarchies that ruled its political, social, cultural, and fiscal lifestyles. previous generations of students believed that the Hellenistic interval fostered its personal unusual form of autocracy, one who proved influential for hundreds of years to come back. extra lately this view has been challenged, at the grounds of the heterogeneity of the regimes that the Hellenistic international produced.

Christian Habicht's paintings displays this highbrow transition. The Hellenistic Monarchies is a set of essays on Alexander the nice and the strong rulers that him, together with the Ptolemies of Egypt, the Seleucids of Asia, the Antigonids of Macedonia and Greece, and the Attalids of Pergamum. Habicht provides his most modern learn at the reign of those special monarchies, focusing fairly on their kinfolk with one another and their interactions with the Greek towns inside of their domain.

Making use of the newest epigraphical proof from newly came upon inscriptions, this quantity of recent, newly translated, and republished decisions records the weather of presidency one of the significant Hellenistic monarchies, together with sections at the vital monarchies managed by means of the Ptolemies and their contemporaries and concluding with a postscript by means of the writer at the 4 many years of his paintings during this area.

Christian Habicht is Professor Emeritus, university of historic stories, Institute for complicated examine, Princeton, New Jersey, and writer of Pausanias' advisor to historical Greece. He has obtained the Lifetime fulfillment Award from the yank Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy.

Peregrine Stevenson was born in eire in 1958. He studied glossy Languages and sleek heritage at Magdalen collage, Oxford, and Linguistics at Cambridge

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