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Brill's Companion to Insurgency and Terrorism in the Ancient Mediterranean (Timothy Howe) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2016) 9789004222359


Title: Brill's Companion to Insurgency and Terrorism in the Ancient Mediterranean

Author: Howe, Timothy

Additional Authors or Contributors: Lee L. Brice (eds)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2016

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004222359

Volumes: 1; Pages: 372

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In Brill's Companion to Insurgency and Terrorism in the Ancient Mediterranean World, Tim Howe and Lee Brice challenge the view that these forms of conflict are specifically modern phenomena by offering an historical perspective that exposes readers to the ways insurgency movements and terror tactics were common elements of conflict in antiquity. Assembling original research on insurgency and terrorism in various regions including, the Ancient Near East, Greece, Central Asia, Persia, Egypt, Judea, and the Roman Empire, they provide a deep historical context for understanding these terms, demonstrate the usefulness of insurgency and terrorism as concepts for analysing ancient Mediterranean behavior, and point the way toward future research.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword

Lee L. Brice

Preface

Timothy Howe

Abbreviations

List of Contributors

Part 1 - Introduction

1 Insurgency and Terrorism in the Ancient World, Grounding the Discussion, Lee L. Brice

Part 2 - The Ancient Near East

2 Insurgency and Terror in Mesopotamia, Seth Richardson

3 Insurgency and Counterinsurgency in the Assyrian Empire during the Late Eighth Century BCE, Sarah C. Melville

4 Fourth Century Revolts against Persia: The Test Case of Sidon (348-345 BCE), Josef Wieseh�fer

Part 3 - Classical Greece and the Hellenistic World

5 Spartan State Terror: Violence, Humiliation, and the Reinforcement of Social Boundaries in Classical Sparta

Ellen G. Millender

6 Alexander and ?Afghan Insurgency": A Reassessment, Timothy Howe

7 Insurgency in Ptolemaic Egypt, Paul Johstono

Part 4 - The Roman World

8 Insurgency or State Terrorism? The Hispanic Wars in the Second Century BCE, Francisco Marco Sim�n

9 Roman Counterinsurgency Policy and Practice in Judaea, Frank Russell

10 From Batavian Revolt to Rhenish Insurgency, Brian Turner

11 Gallic Insurgencies? Annihilating the Bagaudae, J. Grant Couper

12 Epilogue: Looking Ahead, Jonathan P. Roth

Index
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