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Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Joseph Roisman Ian Worthington (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) 9781405179362
Companion to Ancient Macedonia (Joseph Roisman Ian Worthington (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) 9781405179362
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Title: A Companion to Ancient Macedonia

Author: Roisman, Joseph Ian Worthington (eds)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2010

Hardcover; ISBN: 9781405179362

Volumes: 1; Pages: 696

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The most comprehensive and up-to-date work available on ancient Macedonian history and material culture, A Companion to Ancient Macedonia is an invaluable reference for students and scholars alike.* Features new, specially commissioned essays by leading and up-and-coming scholars in the field* Examines the political, military, social, economic, and cultural history of ancient Macedonia from the Archaic period to the end of Roman period and beyond* Discusses the importance of art, archaeology and architecture* All ancient sources are translated in English* Each chapter includes bibliographical essays for further reading ContentsList of Contributors.Preface: For Readers - and Reviewers.Notes.Abbreviations.List of Maps.List of Figures.List of Plates.Part 1 Preamble.1. Why Study Ancient Macedonia and What this Companion is About (Edward M. Anson).Part 2 Evidence.2. The Literary and Epigraphic Evidence to the Roman Conquest (P.J. Rhodes).3. The Numismatic Evidence (Karsten Dahmen).Part 3 Macedonia and Macedonians.4. The Physical Kingdom (Carol G. Thomas).5. Macedonians and Greeks (Johannes Engels).6. Perspectives on the Macedonians from Greece, Rome, and Beyond (Sulochana R. Asirvatham).Part 4 History.7. From the Bronze Age to Alexander I (Slawomir Sprawski).8. Classical Macedonia to Perdiccas III (Joseph Roisman).9. Philip II (Sabine M�ller).10. Alexander the Great, Macedonia and Asia (Dawn L. Gilley and Ian Worthington).11. Alexander?s Successors to 221 BC (Winthrop Lindsay Adams).12. Macedonia and Rome, 221-146 BC (Arthur M. Eckstein).13. Provincia Macedonia (John Vanderspoel).Part 5 Neighbours.14. Macedonia, Illyria and Epirus (William S. Greenwalt).15. Macedonia and Thessaly (D. Graninger).16. Macedonia and Thrace (Zosia Archibald).17. Macedonia and Persia (Marek Jan Olbrycht).Part 6 Politics, Society, Economy, and Culture.18. Kingship and Other Political Institutions (Carol J. King).19. Social Customs and Institutions: Aspects of Macedonian Elite Society (Noriko Sawada).20. Macedonian Women (Elizabeth Carney).21. Macedonian Religion (Paul Christesen and Sarah C. Murray).22. The Macedonian Army (Nicholas Victor Sekunda).23. The Political Economy of Macedonia (Paul Millett).24. Classical Art to 221 BC (Craig I. Hardiman).25. Hellenistic and Roman Art, 221 BC-AD 337 (Rachel Kousser).Part 7 After Rome.26. Macedonia in Late Antiquity (Carolyn S. Snively).27. Ancient Macedonia, Alexander the Great, and the Star or Sun of Vergina: National Symbols and the Conflict between Greece and the Republic of Macedonia (Loring M. Danforth).Bibliography.Index.
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