A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to by Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington

By Joseph Roisman, Ian Worthington

The main entire and up to date paintings to be had on historic Macedonian background and fabric tradition, A better half to historic Macedonia is a useful reference for college students and students alike. positive factors new, in particular commissioned essays by way of  major and up-and-coming students within the fieldExamines the political, army, social, fiscal, and cultural historical past of historic Macedonia from the Archaic interval to the top of Roman interval and beyondDiscusses the significance of artwork, archaeology and architectureAll historic assets are translated in EnglishEach bankruptcy contains bibliographical essays for extra studying

Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) PDF

Best greece books

The Cambridge Companion to Archaic Greece (Cambridge Companions to the Ancient World)

The Cambridge better half to Archaic Greece offers a wide-ranging synthesis of background, society, and tradition throughout the formative interval of old Greece, from the Age of Homer within the overdue 8th century to the Persian Wars of 490-480 BC. In ten truly written and succinct chapters, prime students from round the English-speaking global deal with all features of the civilization of Archaic Greece, from social, political, and armed forces background to early achievements in poetry, philosophy, and the visible arts.

Aeschines and Athenian Politics

Filling an enormous hole in scholarship, this can be the 1st full-length learn of the Athenian flesh presser Aeschines. in addition to Isocrates, Aeschines used to be probably the most renowned Athenian politicians who endorsed pleasant ties with the Macedonian king Philip II. although overshadowed via his well-known rival Demosthenes, Aeschines performed a key function within the decisive occasions that marked the increase of Macedonian strength in Greece and shaped the transition from the Classical to the Hellenistic interval.

Frommer's Greece (2008) (Frommer's Complete)

You are going to by no means fall into the vacationer traps if you shuttle with Frommer's. it truly is like having a pal convey you round, taking you to the locations locals like most sensible. Our professional authors have already long past far and wide chances are you'll pass— they have performed the legwork for you, and they are now not afraid to inform it love it is, saving you time and cash.

Tyranny and Political Culture in Ancient Greece

Resistance to the tyrant was once an important degree within the improvement of the Greek city-state. during this richly insightful ebook, James F. McGlew examines the importance of adjustments within the Greek political vocabulary that took place end result of the historical past of old tyrants. Surveying an enormous diversity of old and literary assets, McGlew seems to be heavily at discourse bearing on Greek tyranny in addition to on the nature of the tyrants' strength and the restrictions on energy implicit in that discourse.

Extra resources for A Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World)

Sample text

P. Millett in ‘The Political Economy of Macedonia’ (chapter 23) comments, ‘there is also absent from earlier Macedonia the “epigraphic habit” that was a feature of mainstream poleis’. B. 8 Part of the explanation for the reluctance of earlier scholars to pursue Macedonian history was the lack of any contemporary, relatively detailed, narrative histories until that of Polybius in the second century, and even here much of the focus is otherwise directed and large portions of the original are lost.

Hatzopoulos, Macedonian Institutions under the Kings, 2 vols. (Athens 1996). The second volume of this work contains the most complete collection currently available in one volume of these Macedonian inscriptions; the first, an insightful review of this evidence combined with that available from other sources as well. 9/10/2010 7:53:40 PM 8 Edward M. Anson Beginning with Alexander I (498–454), Macedonian coinage came to be the province of the monarch. Hardiman and Kousser examine the artistic and material culture of Macedonia from earliest times well into its history as part of the Roman Empire.

N. Doukellis and L. ), Structures rurales et sociétés antiques (Paris 1994), pp. 7–15 and G. Shipley, ‘Hidden Landscapes: Greek Field Survey Data and Hellenistic History’, in D. ), The Hellenistic World: New Perspectives (London 2002), pp. 177–98. H. N. Runnels, Beyond the Acropolis: A Rural Greek Past (Palo Alto 1987). L. Bintliff, ‘Appearance and Reality: Understanding the Buried Landscape through New Techniques in Field Survey’, in M. ), Archeologia del Paesaggio (Florence 1992), pp. 89–137.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 10 votes