The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest (2nd ed.)

A Selection of Ancient Sources in Translation

by M. M. Austin

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  • 9780521535618
  • 9780511222856
  • 9781107486003
The Hellenistic period began with the considerable expansion of the Greek world through the Macedonian conquest of the Persian empire and ended with Rome becoming the predominant political force in that world. This new and enlarged edition of Michel Austin's seminal work provides a panoramic view of this world through the medium of ancient sources. It now comprises over three hundred texts from literary, epigraphic and papyrological sources which are presented in original translations and supported by introductory sections, detailed notes and references, chronological tables, maps, illustrations of coins, and a full analytical index. The first edition has won widespread admiration since its publication in 1981. Updated with reference to the most recent scholarship on the subject, this new edition will prove invaluable for the study of a period which has received increasing recognition.
  • Cambridge University Press; July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780511222856
  • Edition: 2
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  • Title: The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquest
  • Author: M. M. Austin
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780521535618
  • 9780511222856
  • 9781107486003