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Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic world.

by A. R. Burn

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMen and history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDF234 .B83 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5857933M
    LC Control Number62020196
    OCLC/WorldCa408992

      World History Book: Western Civilization - A Concise History I (Brooks) 8: The Hellenistic Era Expand/collapse global location Alexander the Great Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): A Roman mosaic depicting Alexander the Great in battle, possibly based on a Greek original. Alexander The Great And The Hellenistic Age by Peter Green A masterly narrative survey of three centuries, from Alexander's conquest and empire to the triumph of Rome. The book begins with the personality and achievements of Alexander the Great, and continues with the military and political violence of the successor-kingdoms that fought over.

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    This book is a good overview of the rise and conquests of Alexander the Great, his Macedonian Empire, and the Hellenistic empires that took over his conquests after his death. The lectures go from Alexander's rise to the fall of the final Hellenistic kingdom with the conquest of the Ptolemaic dynasty in Egypt by the Romans. Start studying Chapter 4 Alexander the Great (Hellenistic World). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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I expected this book to be a history, with asides, of the greater Hellenistic world from the death of Alexander onward to the fall of Cleopatra. But its not really organized that way. Its almost like research notes. The book jumps all around in terms of location and time/5(7).

The Hellenistic period saw the Greek world expand through Alexander's campaigns before ultimately submitting to Rome. This new and enlarged edition of the seminal sourcebook presents over three hundred ancient texts in original translations supported by introductory sections, notes and references, chronological tables, maps, illustrations, and Cited by: “The name of Alexander marks the end of one age of the world, the beginning of another.” This lapidary and much-quoted apophthegm is the starting point of Johann Gustav Droysen’s revised Geschichte des Hellenismus.

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(Andrew Robert), Publication date Topics Alexander, the Great, B.C Publisher New York, Collier Books. “A concise but comprehensive and authoritative book in English on the Hellenistic world, the world set in motion by Alexander the Great, is indeed most welcome.

Walbank was unquestionably well equipped to undertake such a project, and his contribution has been well appreciated.”―Edmund F. Bloedow, Bryn Mawr Classical ReviewCited by: Diodorus Siculus, Book (Loeb vol. 8, to p); (recommended) Donald Engels, Alexander the Great and the Logistics of the Macedonian Army, and especially Appendix I.

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The aim of this book is to collect in one volume a substantial and representative selection of ancient sources in translation, with commentary, on the history, institutions, society and economic life of the Hellenistic world from the reign of Alexander the Great to the late second century BC - that is, from when the Greek world expanded considerably through Alexander's conquest of the Persian 4/5(1).

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Plutarch's biographies of eminent politicians, rulers, and soldiers combine vivid /5(2). Alexander the Great and Hellenism.

Alexander the Great was a young general who amassed the largest empire of the ancient world in just thirteen years.

His career was brief because he died a young man, but Alexander’s legacy was a blending of cultures we now call the Hellenistic civilization. Alexander’s father was King Philip of Macedonia.

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Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedonian ruler and one of history’s greatest military minds who, as King of Macedonia and Persia, established the largest empire the ancient world.

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CE): The Great Spectacle and Procession of Ptolemy II Philadelphus, BCE [This Site]. Hellenization (other British spelling Hellenisation) or Hellenism is the historical spread of ancient Greek culture, religion, and, to a lesser extent, language over foreign peoples conquered by Greeks or brought into their sphere of influence, particularly during the Hellenistic period following the campaigns of Alexander the Great in the fourth century BC.

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As the preferred weapon of some of antiquity’s greatest commanders, this powerful military system took centre stage in many of the largest and most decisive conflicts of ancient times. In Great Battles of the Hellenistic World, Joseph Pietrykowski explores the struggles that shook the ancient world.

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Alexander continued to expand his empire until it comprised much of the known world Author: Stack's Bowers.It also offers new perspectives on four major themes in contemporary Hellenistic history: globalisation, identity, political economy and ideology.

With more than illustrations, and written in a lucid and accessible style, this book sheds new light on the diverse and multicultural societies of the Hellenistic world, from Alexander to Augustus.