Hellenistic civilization / François Chamoux ; translated by Michel Roussel.

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  • Civilisation hellénistique. English
Published
  • Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell 2003
Physical description
xii, 452 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
ISBN
  • 0631222413
  • 0631222421 (pbk)
Notes
  • "The present translation has benefitted from a revision of the 1985 paperback edition by the author".
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Genre
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • French

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Hellenistic civilization / François Chamoux ; translated by Michel Roussel in cooperation with Margaret Roussel.

Other titles
  • Civilisation hellénistique. English
Published
  • Malden, MA : Blackwell 2003
Physical description
1 online resource (466 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-281-32256-3
  • 9786611322564
  • 0-470-70315-6
  • 0-470-75352-8
  • 0-470-75205-X
Notes
  • English
  • The present translation has benefitted from a revision of the original by the author.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 420-428) and index.
Contents
  • HELLENISTIC CIVILIZATION; CONTENTS; List of Plates; List of Figures; List of Maps; Foreword to the 1981 Edition; Foreword to the 2002 English translation; Introduction; 1 Alexander: a Universal Monarchy; 2 The Diadochi and the Dream of Unity; 3 The Hellenistic Monarchies: their Years of Glory; 4 The East Torn Apart, then Conquered; 5 The Agony of the Hellenistic World; 6 The Survival of the City; 7 The Monarchical System; 8 The Hellenistic Lifestyle: its Environment; 9 The Needs of the Soul; 10 The Life of the Spirit and the Flowering of Art; Conclusion; Lexicon of Terms; Chronological Tables
  • Bibliography and Suggestions for Further ReadingIndex
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  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Spanning the period from Alexander the Great's accession to the throne in 336 BC to the defeat by Octavian of Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC, this volume provides a vivid account of the innovative civilization of the Hellenistic world.

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